Gerber Technology Fast Facts


undefinedWe revolutionized the apparel industry when we invented the first automated cutting system more than 40 years ago. For decades, we have worked side-by-side with our customers helping them apply best practices to their business.

Today we offer automation solutions to many distinct markets including:

In all markets, Gerber’s solutions significantly improve productivity and profitability and speed products to market ensuring a level of quality consumers expect.

 


 

2011 acquired by Vector Capital

undefinedIn August of 2011, Gerber was acquired by Vector Capital, a San Francisco-based, global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector. Vector manages more than $2 billion in equity capital and makes only a handful of investments each year. Vector views Gerber as a significant platform that reinforces the strength of its portfolio.

 


 


25,000
 
customers

Delivering integrated solutions to more than 100 of the Fortune 500 companies.

Providing solutions to the world’s 10 largest public aerospace companies (as determined by Pricewaterhouse Coopers).

32 of the top 50 most profitable U.S. apparel companies rely on Gerber Technology’s PLM and CAD software solutions (as determined by Apparel magazine).

 



400+

patents worldwide


That’s a testament to our ongoing dedication to innovation.



1968
 
year founded

In the late-1960s, H. Joseph Gerber invented the revolutionary GERBERcutter® which automatically cut large amounts of material with a computer-controlled knife. The first GERBERcutter, used by General Motors for over 20 years to cut seating materials, has been on display in Washington D.C. at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of American History.


 

885 employees
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We’re dedicated to building a place where great ideas and people can thrive. We understand that a diverse population promotes creativity and innovation and positions us to meet the demands of a global business.

 


 

65%
international revenues

More than one-half of our revenues are generated outside of the United States.

 


 

undefined130 countries

Number of countries where customers are served by Gerber salespeople, agents and distributors.

Gerber Technology Headquarters
24 Industrial Park Road West
Tolland, CT 06084 USA

Customer Solutions Centers
Tolland, CT USA; Shanghai, China; Brussels, Belgium

Manufacturing Facilities
Americas, Europe, and Asia

 


 

$13
million spent on R&D last year


Our dedication to innovation runs throughout everything we do.