Topic: News Release

Barry Lynch to become new CEO of Factora, founder Charles Horth steps up to Board Chair

November 5, 2018 – Factora Solutions announced today that Barry Lynch is to become Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Charles Horth, Factora’s founder and current CEO, will continue as Chairman of the Board. Founder and Chairman of the Board, Charles Horth (left) poses with Factora’s newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer, Barry Lynch (right). “Barry and I have known each other for almost twenty years,” says Horth. “Factora was delighted to secure Read More

Factora listed as a Representative Vendor for Global Consulting and System Integration in Gartner’s Market Guide for MES/MOM Implementation

May 14, 2018 – Factora Solutions announced today that it was mentioned as a representative vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for MES/MOM Implementation. Gartner identified Factora as a Representative Vendor in both the global consulting and systems integration implementation providers segments covered in this research. Read more

Three additional Factora consultants receive ThingWorx Associate Developer certification, with more on the way

January 22, 2018 – Three Factora consultants – Austin Agatston, Marco Jimenez and Wendy Suen – have earned their ThingWorx Associate Developer certification. They join seven other Factora consultants who have earned the ThingWorx Internet of Things (IoT) certification in the recent months, bringing the total number of certified developers at Factora to 10. “We started Factora with a vision of being the best in our industry, and that vision is Read More

Six Factora team members receive ThingWorx certification as part of company’s partnership with PTC

July 20, 2017 – Six Factora team members have recently received the designation of Certified ThingWorx Associate Developer, bringing the total number of Factora consultants certified by the most widely adopted Internet of Things platform to seven. Factora partnered with PTC, the global technology provider behind ThingWorx, in 2016 to give its customers the added confidence of working with a certified ThingWorx partner. “ThingWorx is a leader in the new Read More

Factora executives appointed to Board of Directors for Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association

June 16, 2017 – Factora’s CEO Charles A. Horth and David Szczepanski, Senior Program Manager, have been named to the MESA International and MESA Americas board of directors, respectively. The appointments were made official at the worldwide not-for-profit’s recent North American conference in Cleveland, OH. “We’re at a turning point as the manufacturing community largely acknowledges the importance of digital transformation as the path forward for the competitiveness of nations,” Read More

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 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

Savigent Software and Factora announce strategic partnership

May 2, 2016 – Savigent Software, Inc., a leading provider of event-driven manufacturing operations management software, and Factora, a manufacturing solutions consulting firm, announced that they have formalized a strategic partnership. Factora is now a Savigent Authorized Partner providing solutions consulting, architectural and design services, and professional services on implementation and support of the Savigent technology. As a Savigent Authorized Partner, Factora will provide manufacturers with top-to-bottom Manufacturing Execution Systems Read More