25 April 2008 –Tolland, Conn., USA – Gerber Technology, a business unit of Gerber Scientific, Inc., (NYSE: GRB), the world leader in automated CAD/CAM and PLM solutions for the apparel and flexible materials industry, introduces Gerber University, an eLearning training option for Gerber customers. This web-based training curriculum is designed for experienced users who are looking to increase their proficiencies or to learn new features and functionalities of updated versions of Gerber’s systems and software.
“In today’s workforce, we are facing ongoing
budget and resource challenges that can interfere with a customer’s
ability to travel and participate in off-site training sessions,” said
Janell Copello, Supervisor, Software Product Services –
Gerber is currently offering three online courses that focus on WebPDMTM, AccuMarkTM Standard Alterations and Data Conversions. The WebPDM course aims to help users better understand data tables and the WebPDM scheme. The course on AccuMark Standard Alterations helps users learn how to apply and verify alterations for apparel pattern pieces, and the Data Conversions course helps users to use the Data Conversion Utility to convert data easily to and from AccuMark. In addition, Gerber will be offering a fourth course on AccuNestTM which will be available to users at the end of April. The AccuNest course will cover the UltraQueue program, to help prioritize nesting jobs to get the most out of AccuNest. The cost per course ranges from $200 to $500.
Gerber offers a variety of software training, consulting and
implementation services. These include instructor-led classes offered at Gerber
Technology facilities worldwide, or at customer sites.
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About Gerber Technology
Gerber Technology (www.gerbertechnology.com), a business
unit of $625 million corporation Gerber Scientific, Inc., develops and
manufactures the world's leading brands of integrated software and hardware
automation systems for the sewn products and flexible materials industries. These
systems automate and significantly improve the efficiency of information
management, product design and development, pre-production, and production
processes. The company offers specialized solutions to a variety of end-user
markets including apparel, transportation, furniture, composites and industrial
fabrics. Gerber Technology’s world headquarters are located in