Gerber Technology has acquired MCT Digital, adding modular laser cutting technology to their existing industrial strength finishing solution hardware and software portfolio.
The addition of MCT’s high-end large format cutting builds on Gerber’s heritage in the sign & graphics and packaging industries, as well as giving Gerber a key technology platform to serve its industrial markets.
MCT and Gerber are both recognised as pioneers providing integrated software and hardware solutions. Their track records of 30 and 50 years respectively have delivered innovative technologies that has transformed the way their customers work. Gerber invented automated cutting in 1968 and the company continues to create the worlds most integrated design and production ecosystem of hardware and software in the apparel, home and leisure, and transportation markets.
“The product leadership, engineering and technical knowledge of these two companies, creates countless opportunities to help our customers improve their productivity, streamline their workflows and improve overall efficiency,” said Scott Schinlever, president and chief operating officer, Automation Solutions for Gerber Technology.
Gerber Technology partners with ExactFlat, expands power of 3D to AccuMark users
Companies striving to achieve increased efficiency, decreased cost and speed to market are looking for technology that digitises workflows for greater productivity.
“Digitalisation is important to all industries we serve,” said Mary McFadden, executive director CAD product management for Gerber Technology. “We have partnered with ExactFlat to continue advancement in 3D workflows for the furniture, transportation and other technical textiles.”
The integration of 3D to 2D digital flattening tools allows companies to quickly transition from design concept to production. With the use of ExactFlat, 3D files are transferred to production patterns which are ready for nesting and cutting, making the entire process very seamless and easy.
“We’re extremely excited to be working more closely with the team at Gerber,” stated Mark Jewell, founder and CTO at ExactFlat.
“ExactFlat technology has been the leading 3D to 2D flattening solution for more than a decade. The tools are fast, simple-to-use and can produce perfect 2D pattern from any 3D CAD file in a matter of minutes. And now that the solution will be tightly integrated with AccuMark and GERBERcutters, we make adoption of the technology even easier.”
The ExactFlat 3D to 2D Flattening add-on is available now via the Gerber sales channels.