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Focus on World Class Manufacturing: Volume 2

You’ll find opinion pieces from our leadership, stories about transforming manufacturing, and a culled collection of articles from around the world. Enjoy 12 colorful pages of the latest manufacturing news, ideas and imagery. Download a copy here. And send us your feedback on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.                    Download Volume 2 Here

How do you get to Smart Manufacturing?

What does Smart really mean? If it’s smart today, was it stupid before? No! But compared to today’s possibilities, our processes were ignorant. Today we have: • Sensors to pick up information, in real time • Silicon to store a lot of it • Number-and-data-crunching tools to analyze it. We can learn much more than we ever could before. To download your copy please fill out the form below.  

Focus on World Class Manufacturing: Volume 1

You’ll find opinion pieces from our leadership, stories about the Internet of Things, predictions of the future, and a culled collection of articles from around the world. Enjoy 12 colorful pages of the latest manufacturing news, ideas and imagery. Download a copy here. And send us your feedback on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.                      Download Volume 1 Here

Moving to World Class Manufacturing: It’s a Journey

You heard it here first. Major projects with an all-at-once switchover date often fail. Treat your move to World Class Manufacturing as a journey, and you’ll increase chances of success, decrease financing costs, and gain greater engagement. In the Moving to World Class Manufacturing whitepaper you’ll learn: The 5 steps that mark the journey to World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Why viewing WCM as a journey increases likelihood of success The Read More

Four phases of a Factora engagement

This two-page whitepaper is a quick intro to how Factora operates and how Factora clients benefit. It describes the four phases of a typical engagement, the benefits that ensue, and how Factora helps manufacturers save money. Read more