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SPESA To Host Dual Events

Marriott San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel
San Antonio, Texas



November 2-3, 2016

Advancements in Manufacturing
Technologies Conference



November 3-5, 2016

Executive Conference



About the
Advancements Conference

Designed to help manufacturers improve their quality and manufacturing efficiency while reducing the lead-time required for production.

The SPESA Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies conference showcases the technical knowledge and expertise of SPESA member companies in a non-commercial, educational-only event.

About the
Executive Conference

Learn from and share with industry, government and academic leaders on a wide range of current issues and trends including domestic and regional manufacturing, workforce training, economics, government legislation, and more.

The SPESA Annual Executive Conference has become a “must attend” event for everyone from suppliers to manufacturers to brand and retail executives.


Members in the News

AIP Invests in Gerber Technology to Accelerate Company’s Innovation, Growth

Gerber Technology, a world leader in integrated software, automation and vision systems for the apparel, graphics, packaging and other industrial markets, today announced American Industrial Partners (AIP) acquired all of its outstanding shares. The investment in Gerber was made out of American Industrial Partners Capital Fund VI, LP – a $1.8 billion fund that closed in September 2015.
"We are very excited to have AIP as our new investor," said Mike Elia, Gerber CEO. "They are a committed partner with common values and a shared passion for making it easier for people in the apparel, transportation and home and leisure industries to design, produce, and sell everyday items made from textiles, leather, composites or similar materials.”


Sustainability Made Simple with YuniquePLM and Texbase Integration

Gerber Technology, a world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, announces the integration between YuniquePLM and Texbase, helping companies simplify their delivery of innovative and socially responsible products in the apparel, footwear, home textiles and consumer products industries


Shopfloor Advances Innovation

Shopfloor Support LLC announces Release 3.0 (R3) of its breakthrough Shop Floor Control (SFC) solution for sewn products and other discrete manufacturers. The major new software and supporting technology upgrade delivers both new and enhanced capabilities that extend the value and benefits of SFC for its fast growing and diverse client and partner community.



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