Gerber Technology, a subsidiary of Gerber Scientific, Inc announced global restructuring plans intended to lower its operating costs in response to evolving worldwide market dynamics.

The restructuring will bring the company closer to the customer by more closely aligning resources with global and industry requirements, reducing management layers, and eliminating redundant activities, a press release said.

"Gerber technology remains a healthy and vibrant organisation driven by innovation; however the marketplace is changing and we will change with it," said Marc Giles, president of Gerber Technology. "We are rethinking every aspect of our organisation."