This Built America: Wearable technology at Gerbing in North Carolina

“I kept hearing ‘no,’ we can’t make this product because we don’t have the talent. No we can’t do that because the material is too hard to sew,” he says. But he decided that if Gerbing’s sewing supervisor Nancy Salinas could teach him, a novice, then he could say, “If I’m able to do it, then you’re going to be able to do it.”      — company owner Tom Nolan