Gerber Technology Continues to Grow YuniquePLM™ Team

Employs PLM expert with nearly two decades of fashion industry experience 

TOLLAND, Conn., USA , July 28, 2011 – Gerber Technology, a business unit of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: GRB), has once again expanded its PLM team to include a new solutions consultant with nearly two decades of industry expertise. Glenn Funk joins Gerber Technology as  PLM solutions manager.

For the past four years, Funk was employed by Dassault Systemes as a solutions consultant. During his career, he also worked for Computer Generated Solutions, Optimyze LLC, International Knitting Mills and Justwin Technologies. In total, he has nearly two decades of experience in the retail, apparel and accessories industry.

“We are pleased that Glenn is joining the YuniquePLM team,” said Darioush Nikpour, YuniquePLM director of Business Development. “His extensive hands-on experience in the fashion industry coupled with his true understanding of the people, processes and technologies within the industry enable Glenn to address our clients’ needs with a refreshingly unique and comprehensive perspective.”

Funk said, “The opportunities are exponential. Though each company is unique in the way it approaches the product development process, I’ve seen that YuniquePLM consistently receives high marks from its users globally. The system is easy to use and is loaded with powerful functionality and business intelligence tools. I look forward to helping organizations of all sizes realize how this powerful technology can benefit them today." 

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About Gerber Technology

Gerber Technology ( is comprised of four businesses that serve distinct market segments. These include the Composites and Automation Solutions group which serves aerospace, fabrication and construction markets with ply cutting, laser templating and laser metrology solutions; the Global Software Solutions business which offers the world's leading product lifecycle management (PLM), product data management (PDM) and CAD automation solutions for the retail, footwear and apparel businesses; the Sewn Products Solutions business which provides textile cutting and spreading systems to apparel and flexible materials manufacturers in all regions of the world; and Gerber Innovations, North America’s only full-line manufacturer of automated cutting hardware for the packaging industry. In all markets, Gerber’s solutions significantly improve productivity and reduce costs.

Gerber Technology’s world headquarters are located in Tolland, Connecticut, U.S.A. with regional offices, agents and distributors in 129 countries serving nearly 25,000 customers. The company designs and manufactures its products in various locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about Gerber Technology, visit us on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Established in 1968, Gerber Technology is one of three business units of $463 million Gerber Scientific, Inc. ( of Tolland, Connecticut. Gerber Scientific is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the “GRB” symbol.

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