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Factora receives recognition award from Canadian military

May 15, 2017 – The Canadian Forces Liaison Council, part of the National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces, awarded Factora recently with an award in recognition of the company’s support of Lieutenant (Navy) Charles Bernier. Lieutenant (Navy) Bernier, a military reservist, nominated Factora for the support and flexibility it afforded him, allowing him to fulfill his duties as part of the Royal Canadian Navy. Factora CEO Charles A. Horth Read More

Factora joins GE Digital Alliance Program

May 1, 2017 – Factora announces today that it has joined the GE Digital Alliance Program as the company delivers the next generation of Internet of Things solutions to achieve improved efficiency on the plant floor. “Factora has collaborated with GE for more than a decade,” says Charles A. Horth, CEO at Factora. “Over the years, we’ve developed a deep domain expertise in GE’s Manufacturing Operational Management solutions to better Read More

Factora attending Smart Manufacturing focused trade shows this May

April 5, 2017 – Factora executives will be attending three top trade shows throughout the month of May, kicking off with MESA International’s North American Conference on “The Real Value of Smart Manufacturing,” May 8-10 in Cleveland, Ohio. With more than 50 expert speakers, 36 breakout sessions and keynote presentations from some of industry’s key business leaders, the focus will be on continuously improving smart manufacturing best practices. The second Read More

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Factora welcomes Barry Lynch, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing

March 16, 2017 – Factora announces the appointment of Barry Lynch as Vice-President of Sales and Marketing. Previously with GE Digital, Lynch brings with him more than 25 years of experience helping manufacturers implement operational excellence on the plant floor. “Over the years, I’ve worked from the shop floor to the top floor and am thrilled to join the Factora team as we journey with clients on the road to Read More

Factora exceeds performance expectations for 2016 with 20 per cent growth in revenues

January 3, 2017 – Factora saw strong revenue growth of 20 percent in 2016.  Over the past three years, the company has tripled in size and achieved industry recognition for innovation and technology. “We’re very pleased with the results and strides we’ve made in aligning our speciality and focus with the emerging field of Smart Manufacturing,” said Charles Horth, CEO, Factora. In 2016, Factora secured a partnership with ThingWorx to Read More

Factora attending the Minds + Machines 2016 Conference

November 15, 2016 – Factora will be attending the Minds + Machines, a premier Industrial Internet event taking place November 15th-16th 2016 in San Francisco.  The conference brings together the best and the brightest of the technology world to explore the digital transformation of industry and the state of the Industrial Internet.  Factora is looking forward to joining a community of developers, partners, and technology thought leaders to explore the Read More

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Factora’s Award by AQT featured in Le Nouvelliste

October 24, 2016 – Factora Solutions was recognized as IT Company of the Month by AQT (L’Association Quebecoise des Technology). Read more about this major achievement in this article by Le Nouvelliste. Published by La Nouvelliste on September 23, 2016.

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Factora recognized as IT Company of the Month by the Quebec Technology Association

September 29, 2016 – Factora, manufacturing consultants who use software to help factories reach their potential, has been recognized as IT Company of the Month by the Quebec Technology Association (AQT).  Each month, AQT names the winner of the Spotlight on SME award that aims to recognize the success of small and medium-sized enterprises in the information and communications technology sector. “We are truly honored that Factora has been recognized Read More

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Blog: Factora consultant’s tips on variability in Product Design and Development

September 21, 2016 – John Johnson, Factora’s Senior MES Consultant, wrote this blog on six hidden ways that variability can impact your bottom line for Product Design and Development. In the article posted here, John offers insights on how to avoid hidden habits, reduce process variability and improve performance. Published by Product Design and Development on August 24, 2016.

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