TECHNOLOGY

Gerber Technology Shares Sold to American Industrial Partners

By Alison A. Nieder | September 1, 2016

San Francisco–based private-equity firm Vector Capital has sold its shares in software and equipment maker Gerber Technology to American Industrial Partners for an undisclosed amount.

Gerber Names PLM Director for Shanghai Office

Software and hardware provider Gerber Technology named Jeff An director of professional services for product lifecycle management (PLM) in the company’s office in Shanghai.

Infor to Acquire GT Nexus

New York–based technology solutions provider Infor announced it plans to acquire GT Nexus, the Oakland, Calif.–based global trade and logistics platform, for $675 million.

Epson’s New Sublimation Printer and Ink Designed With Fashion in Mind

Epson’s New Sublimation Printer and Ink Designed With Fashion in Mind

Print solution company Epson has the fashion industry in its sights, hoping to win designers over with the promise of creating their own graphic prints on demand.

Simparel Releases New Shop Floor Control Solution

New York–based fashion and retail solutions provider Simparel has launched Simparel SFC, a new shop floor–control product aimed at using wireless technology and mobile devices to help manufacturers gather real-time data about everything from order tracking to machine downtime.

Fabrium: Taking the First-Step of Fabric Sourcing Online

Last year, Cubukcu and Topcuoglu began developing Fabrium, an online sourcing site to connect textile mills with designers and manufacturers.

Lucky Brand Reaches Settlement With Laser Company

Lucky Brand Dungarees and RevoLaze have settled a lawsuit filed last year over a laser technology used for distressing blue jeans.

Dreamgirl Parent Company Taps Simparel for Complete Enterprise System

Bell, Calif.–based DG Brands is replacing its existing ERP (enterprise resource planning) system and other business software with an all-in-one solution from Simparel Inc.

YuniquePLM Update Adds New Features, Improved Interface for Greater Collaboration

YuniquePLM, the software solution under the Gerber Technology umbrella, introduced an update to its product lifecycle management solution.

CGS: More Features In BlueCherry PLM

Last month, CGS introduced new features for its BlueCherry PLM product lifecycle management software.

Gerber Launches I-Table for Fabric Spreading

Gerber Technology introduced the I-Table series, an automated spreading and cutting system designed to help increase consistency in a variety of manufacturing environments.

Me-Ality Announces $15 Million Investment, New Directors

The maker of the Me-Ality body-scanning technology announced the completion of an investment of $15 million in equity that was co-led by its largest institutional investor, Northwater Capital Management Inc.

FineLine Introduces ‘As You Like It’ for RFID-Integrated Hangtags

FineLine Introduces ‘As You Like It’ for RFID-Integrated Hangtags

Atlanta-based RFID (radio frequency identification) tag provider FineLine Technologies Inc. has a new quick-turn program, dubbed “As You Like It.”

App Gives Manufacturers an Eye on the Production Floor

Alpharetta, Ga.–based solutions provider Shopfloor Support LLC has launched Shopfloor Eye, a solution that helps manufacturers collect production data and get real-time visibility on the factory floor.

Keeping Up With the Shifting Retail Scene

Keeping Up With the Shifting Retail Scene

Retail is an ever-changing landscape that is expanding to different horizons all the time. But experts have one major piece of advice: Do nothing and you die.

From Real World Wearables to Targeted Messaging, Challenging Assumptions at West L.A. Tech Conference

From Real World Wearables to Targeted Messaging, Challenging Assumptions at West L.A. Tech Conference

Retailers and brands put their heads together at the Fashion Digital Conference, held at the Olympic Collection and Banquet Center in West Los Angeles on May 19 to dig deeper for answers of how to improve their apparel businesses with technology.