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Gerber Technology Expands Service Operations in Australia

From: ASAP

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Tolland, Connecticut, U.S.A. – Gerber Technology announces the expansion of its service operations in Australia through shared resources with its sister company, Gerber Coburn. By combining and cross training field service personnel on each company’s products and applications, this move will improve responsiveness to customers throughout the region. Gerber Technology Pty. Ltd., headquartered in Melbourne, and Gerber Coburn Pty. Ltd., based in Adelaide, will continue to operate as individual sales entities.

Gerber has been active in Australia since 1976. “Australia was one of the first countries to turn to automation to increase productivity and improve quality,” said James Arthurs, President of Gerber Technology. “As a result we are very loyal to our customers in the region. With this move we are in a unique position to offer improved local service to our customers throughout Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.”

This announcement reemphasizes Gerber’s commitment to its ‘Customer First’ initiative, publicly announced in October 2002, which maintains unparalleled customer responsiveness as its core goal.

About Gerber Technology

Gerber Technology (www.gerbertechnology.com) is the world leader in providing integrated computer hardware and software systems to the sewn-goods and flexible goods industries. These systems significantly improve the efficiency of information management, product and pattern design, grading and marker making/nesting and material spreading, handling and cutting processes. The company offers automation solutions to a variety of industries including apparel, transportation, furniture, composites and industrial fabrics. Gerber Technology’s world headquarters is located in Tolland, Connecticut, U.S.A. with regional offices, agents and distributors located in more than 115 countries serving a total of over 13,000 customers globally. Established in 1968, Gerber Technology is one of four divisions of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (www.gerberscientific.com) of South Windsor, Connecticut. Gerber Scientific, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the “GRB” symbol.

About Gerber Coburn Gerber Coburn is the world’s largest provider of computer integrated optical lens processing systems. The company designs, produces, markets and supports equipment, software, and supplies used in surfacing prescriptions in lens blanks, coating lenses, and machining lenses to fit patient frames. Based in South Windsor, Connecticut, Gerber Coburn operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Gerber Scientific, Inc.

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