Factora’s new CEO, Barry Lynch, sees tremendous opportunity as Factora leverages its proven ability to make Industry 4.0 real for customers around the world Read more
Last month Factora attended Vitrine TI for the second time, an annual recruiting event for graduating technical students from nearby universities and colleges. This event gives graduating students a chance to meet our team and experience the sort of technology we implement. Read more
I’ve been pondering the “What actually defines Smart?” question a long time. Here’s my answer – with real-world examples. Read more
You’re chosen to lead a complex manufacturing initiative. How do you build the dream team that makes it happen? Read more
The best customer support listens to customers, works to understand root causes, prevents reoccurrence, and operates as a team to continuously improve.
As the world becomes more specialized, manufacturing consultants need to partner seamlessly to deliver new levels of integrated services. In this video, you’ll learn how Automatech (an industrial automation specialist) and Factora (systems integrator) joined forces to deliver a major customer success. This video was first presented at the LiveWorx conference in Boston, June of 2018.
Almost anywhere on the planet, you can buy electronics or cars from China or Taiwan or Korea or Japan, fruits and vegetables from Latin America, or furniture from Italy. And if you work for a major manufacturer? Your products too may well be consumed around the globe. Container ships before computers Only a few decades ago, this globalization was surreal. The vast majority of goods had to be produced near Read More
After 15 years with GE, Barry Lynch moved to Factora as V.P. Sales and Marketing. Barry shares what surprised him in his role, and what lies ahead. Read more
Originally published on IndustryWeek’s IdeaXchange blog, March 22nd, 2018, Charles Horth and Raj Jakhete give insight into how you can seamlessly upgrade your plant for Industry 4.0 without breaking the bank. Read more
The concept of industry 4.0 has been out there for many years. Right along with it has been the pervasive fear, for so many in our industry, that robots are going to replace people. Let’s backtrack Why 4.0? Versus, say 3.0 or 5.0? The first revolution in the industry was steam. Steam locomotives to change transportation. Steam-driven motors to transform manufacturing. Next was 2.0. Electricity … mass production … Henry Read More