PRESS RELEASE | FreePoint Announces the Appointment of Two New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – FreePoint Technologies Inc.
June 9, 2022

FreePoint Announces the Appointment of Two New Board Members

London, OntarioFreePoint Technologies, a leader in the manufacturing machine monitoring and data insights industry, today announced the appointment of two new members to the board of directors: Sophear Net and Rick Jankura.  This brings the number of board members to five.

“I am very pleased to welcome Sophear Net and Rick Jankura to the FreePoint board”, said Dave Eto, Chair of the Board of Directors.  “Sophear and Rick are distinguished executives with valuable, direct experiences in manufacturing and manufacturing technologies.  We look forward to their strategic contributions to FreePoint as the company continues its high growth trajectory.”

Sophear Net is an experienced technology executive with extensive industry experience in electronics, software development, project management, and renewable energy.  Sophear is a Professional Engineer and holds an MBA.  Previously, Sophear was the CTO of FreePoint and the company is very pleased to have her involved now in the role of Board Director.
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Rick Jankura brings a wealth of expertise and industry experience to the FreePoint Board.  Rick is a Chartered Professional Accountant and senior executive with a diverse range of executive management experience in both private and public companies and board of director experience in private businesses and public sector entities.  He has held senior roles with companies in a broad range of industries including banking, venture capital, aviation, manufacturing and health care.  Rick will assume the role of Chair of the Governance and Audit Committee.
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About FreePoint

ShiftWorxTM, by FreePoint, is a powerful machine monitoring technology solution with visualized data, product tracking, manufacturing insights, employee engagement, and more – enabling manufacturers to measure production utilization and experience 35%+ efficiency gains.  Manufacturers across numerous verticals can now make better decisions faster.

 

Media Contact
Tony Borges
Director of Marketing
tony.borges@getfreepoint.com
800-682-0486 ext. 116
https://getfreepoint.com

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Collect.  Analyze.  Share.  Improve.

 

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GetApp Recognizes ShiftWorx™ as a SaaS Category Leader

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FreePoint’s ShiftWorx™ has been recognized by GetApp (Gartner) as a SaaS Category Leader in 2022. ShiftWorx™ is now scoring 83/100 for its Manufacturing KPI Dashboards, and 84/100 for its Reporting / Analytics features.

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ShiftWorx™ Plus MES software visualizes manufacturing data, which enables manufacturers of any size to truly understand how efficient their shop floor is, and where improvements can be made. Unlock the knowledge that firstly identifies where manufacturing bottlenecks exist, the reasons for machine or operator downtime, and most importantly how to engage your workforce in the process!
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ShiftWorx™ Affords Manufacturers of Any Size a Shop Floor Optimization Solution that:

⦾  Cloud-Connect ANY Machine of ANY Age, Type or Brand.
⦾  Increase Your Shop Floor Productivity by 50%.
⦾  Rapidly Deployed in <5 Days.
⦾  Achieve 30% Decreased Machine Downtime.
⦾  Achieve 20% Improved Employee Engagement.
⦾  Benefit with a Fast ROI in Less Than 6 Months.

 

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GetApp’s Category Leaders in Dashboard: https://www.getapp.com/business-intelligence-analytics-software/reporting-dashboard/category-leaders/

 

GetApp’s Category Leaders in Reporting: https://www.getapp.com/business-intelligence-analytics-software/analytics-reporting/category-leaders/

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Visit GetApp for additional details and to read the latest user reviews: https://www.getapp.com/business-intelligence-analytics-software/a/shiftworx/

Book your software demo today!  One of our product representatives will be pleased to consult with you on your application or Industry specific requirements.

#getapp @getapp #gartner #SmartManufacturing #Industry40 #MachineMonitoringSystem #IIoT #ManufacturingExecutionSystem #MESsystem #LeanManufacturing #ContinuousImprovement #ManufacturingAutomation

CNC Machine Monitoring Software Market Growth Rate Analysis: FreePoint Technologies Inc.

The CNC Machine Monitoring Software Market research overview provides explanations of closely categorized observations obtained from a variety of sources. A thorough and well-researched report that focuses on fundamental and secondary variables, main segments, market share, and geographical analysis; leading stars, mergers and acquisitions, significant alliances, as well as upcoming and trending technology are all included. Important company rules for obtaining the best performance are examined from a techno-commercial perspective. The market study also offers market players, production, consumption, manufacturing cost, and other data.

https://industrialit.com.au/cnc-machine-monitoring-software-market-growth-rate-analysis-freepoint-technologies-inc-machinemetrics-mgc-bv-seiki-systems-ltd-predator-software-2/

#SmartManufacturing #Industry40 #MachineMonitoringSystem #IIoT #ManufacturingExecutionSystem #MESsystem #LeanManufacturing #ContinuousImprovement #ManufacturingAutomation

FreePoint Welcomes its New Leadership Team

LONDON, ON., Jan. 18, 2022 – FreePoint Technologies Inc. (“FreePoint”) a leading manufacturing software developer today announced the appointment of Larry Chevalier as FreePoint’s Chief Financial Officer, and Mark Baldwin as its Chief Executive Officer.

FreePoint’s Board had been searching for suitable professionals to join our company in these capacities and both Mark and Larry come with excellent credentials and experience. The primary focus for Mark and Larry is to develop, implement and execute the strategic plan that will lead FreePoint into accelerated organizational and financial growth.

With their combined experience and networks, FreePoint anticipates the team will be engaged, supported, and encouraged in their roles and excited to be part of this transition.

 

Larry Chevalier, BComm, MBA – A career entrepreneur and successful executive with over 25 years’ experience building companies in the technology and internet marketing spaces. Larry is excited to join the FreePoint management team in the role of Chief Financial Officer. Larry is an organizational growth expert with strong business acumen, exceptional communication skills, and wide experience in sectors such as manufacturing, digital marketing, software, and banking.

In 2000, Larry cofounded Conversys Inc. print-to-web publishing in 2000, sold to Transcontinental Inc. in 2009. From 2011 to 2015 he served as President & CEO, Delego Software Inc. For the past several years Larry has provided fractional management services to several local businesses.

 

Mark Baldwin, BA – Mark is a technology entrepreneur with senior management experience ranging from start-ups to publicly traded companies. Past experiences include Conversys, an innovative start up that established the digital flyer industry in Canada, expanded throughout North America, and built solid customer relationships with major retailers. Conversys was successfully sold to TC.Transcontinental Inc, a publicly traded company. At TC.Transcontinental, Mark managed four separate digital marketing subsidiaries.

Mark and Larry are very excited to now be part of the FreePoint team, to execute the new strategic plan, empower the team, and accelerate FreePoint’s growth!

About FreePoint Technologies

FreePoint provides Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software to manufacturers worldwide, helping them easily, rapidly, and cost-effectively connect to their machines and with their people, delivering immediate improvements in situational awareness and operational efficiency on the manufacturing floor. Learn more about  FreePoint’s ShiftWorx™ software here: https://getfreepoint.com/products/mes-software

Media Contact:
Tony Borges
Marketing Manager
FreePoint Technologies Inc.
(800) 682-0486 Ext. 116
media@getfreepoint.com

#SmartManufacturing #Industry40 #MachineMonitoringSystem #IIoT #ManufacturingExecutionSystem #MESsystem #LeanManufacturing #ContinuousImprovement #ManufacturingAutomation

PRESS RELEASE: ShiftWorx™ for the Graphic Arts Industry

PRESS RELEASE: ShiftWorx™ for the Graphic Arts Industry. FreePoint’s Partner #Motionalysis Uses ShiftWorx™ to Digitally Transform the Graphic Arts Industry with “live production data from digital cutters that provides uptime and downtime tracking for automatic OEE calculations.”

https://www.printaction.com/significans-automation-teams-with-tilia-labs-and-motionalysis-to-offer-turnkey-workflow-solutions-for-printers

ShiftWorx™ Plus Affords Manufacturers of Any Size a Shop Floor Optimization Solution that:

◉ Cloud-Connects ANY Machine of ANY Age, Type or Brand.
◉ Increases Your Shop Floor Productivity by 50%.
◉ Is Rapidly Deployed in Less Than 5 Days.
◉ Achieves 30% Decreased Machine Downtime.
◉ Achieves 20% Improved Employee Engagement.
◉ Offers a Fast Return on Investment in Less Than 6 Months.

About Motionalysis (www.motionalysis.io)
Motionalysis, Inc. is a technology provider whose product solution helps solve common problems in production time and nesting independent of the equipment manufacturer.

#ManufacturingExecutionSystem #ManufacturingOperationsManagement #ManufacturingAutomation #Manufacturing #SmartManufacturing #Industry40 #MachineMonitoringSystem #IIoT

Ontario Automotive Modernization Program Launched

Your Manufacturing Business Could Get up to $150,000 to Help Cover up to 50% of Eligible Project Costs!

Grant Now Available: Ontario Automotive Modernization Program

“…as an auto parts supplier, learn how you can receive support when you introduce new technology or lean manufacturing to your business.”

The Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP) is a partnership with small- and medium-sized automotive parts suppliers in Ontario. The goal is to help modernize Ontario’s automotive supply chain to make it more competitive and responsive to the changing needs of its customers.

O-AMP provides support to projects that fall under one or both of the following categories:

Technology Adoption – implementing advanced manufacturing hardware, software and/or training to improve processes and competitiveness, for example, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, production tracking systems and advanced hardware implementation.

Read all the details at Ontario.ca:
https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-automotive-modernization-program

#Industry40 #SmartManufacturing #MachineMonitoringSystem #IIoT #ManufacturingExecutionSystem #MESsystem #ManufacturingAutomation #FreePointTechnologies #Ontario

4.5 Stars! FreePoint’s Latest Product Reviews – How Do Customers Rate ShiftWorx™?

How Do Customers Rate ShiftWorx™? Read FreePoint’s Latest Product Reviews at Capterra:

https://www.capterra.com/p/188388/ShiftWorx/reviews/

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In the pursuit of manufacturing excellence, FreePoint strives to over-deliver with shop floor solutions that drive value for organizations of any size. We enable manufacturers with visualized data in real-time that empowers action to decrease production downtime, while engaging your workforce to continually improve.

The result, increased productivity, reduced waste, improved quality, and an over-all more efficient and profitable “Smart Factory”.

Book a demo today to learn more!

#Capterra #SmartManufacturing #MachineMonitoring #MESsystem #IIoT #Industry40

We’re Rocking it at CMTS 2021!

 

Hey Everyone! FreePoint is Rocking it at the CMTS Show! If you’re in the area stop by our booth 2428; we’d love to talk and share knowledge about our amazing manufacturing productivity improvement, and employee engagement solution!

#CMTS #SmartManufacturing Industry40 #IOT

CREATORS WANTED | MFG DAY OCT 2021

Creators Wanted in Modern Manufacturing – Creators Wanted is the industry’s year-round effort to build the workforce of the future.  MFG Day is focused events to promote manufacturing to students, parents and educators for the first Friday in, and throughout, the month of October.

https://creatorswanted.org/mfgday/?utm_source=sfmc&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=156679

#creatorswanted #manufacturing #MFGDAY #industry40

National Association of Manufacturers / NAM: https://www.nam.org

The Manufacturing Institute | Workforce development and education partner of the NAM: https://www.themanufacturinginstitute.org

Attending CMTS this Year?

Join us at CMTS, the Industry’s leading manufacturing trade show to learn what’s new from FreePoint, and how we’re focused on solving the problems of manufacturers with cutting edge advancements in IIoT.

See experts face-to-face and learn more about Industry leading solutions like FreePoint’s ShiftWorx. Watch a live demo of ShiftWorx at our booth #2428.

FreePoint Presentation:
“<5 Days to Digital Transformation
and Employee Engagement”


Presented By: Lisa Bailey
Date: Monday, October 4th
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Smart Theatre – SME ZONE

Lisa will be discussing how in less than 5 days your factory can be digitally transformed with a manufacturing execution system that connects machines and business systems in addition to empowering workers and managers with the real-time actionable data they demand.

Plant managers and supervisors are often left guessing as to what is happening on the shop floor in real-time. Lisa will discuss how smart manufacturing can increase productivity, employee retention, profitability and more through real-time visual monitoring and empirical data collection!

Visit FreePoint’s VIRTUAL EXHIBIT to see the presentation live: https://virtual.cmts.ca/en/hall#

We look forward to seeing you at the show!

#Manufacturing #CMTS #CanadianManufacturingTechnologyShow #IoT #Industry40 #CNCMachineMonitoringSystem #ManufacturingExecutionSystem #SmartManufacturing #ManufacturingAutomation

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