Hansen Protection Streamlines its Development and Manufacturing with YuniquePLM

By CIOReview | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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NEW YORK: Hansen Protection, the Norway based creator and developer of protective clothing and life jackets for seafarers, has selected Gaber Technology’s YuniquePLM product lifecycle management solution to manage the design, development and manufacturing of its product lines.

Frithjob Kylstad, Vice President Operations, Hansen Protection, said, “As our business is growing, we needed a user-friendly solution to help us streamline our supply chain processes from the beginning to the end. YuniquePLM will enable us to get full visibility into the progress of our projects from design through production.”

Yunique Solutions is the Product Lifecycle Management business unit of Gerber Technology. YuniquePLM software enables organizations connect their creative teams with their supply chain to get the right products to market, on time and at the right cost.

Bill Brewster, Vice President and General Manager, Yunique Solutions, said, “We are pleased to welcome Hansen Protection as one of our customers. We are certain that Hansen Protection will increase their speed to market and, ultimately, their profitability with YuniquePLM. Once again, we are excited to collaborate with Amatec, a longtime distributor of Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM, CAD, plotting, cutting and spreading solutions. The implementation of YuniquePLM has been a tremendous collaborative team effort and we are expecting to go live in the next few weeks.”

Amatec AS is a Norway based supplier of machinery and equipment for the textile industry for sewing, cutting, welding, stamping, embroidery, laser engraving and knitting.

Janka Henriksen, Head Product Developer, added, “As first-time PLM users, we have been surrounded by a team of dedicated industry experts from Yunique Solutions and Amatec, Gerber’s distributor in Norway, during the implementation. We look forward to increased efficiency and productivity through improved collaboration and better access to data in a single location.”

Many prominent fashion brands have implemented YuniquePLM, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Adorn Fashions, Aéropostale, Aigle, Bosco Sport, Bugatti, Cutter and Buck, Du Pareil au Même, Fila, Fruit of the Loom, Icicle, Jonathan & Fletcher, Kenneth Cole, Lafodex and Perform Group among others.