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

What is ANDON?

 

WHY Are the Japanese Companies (especially TOYOTA) Able to Consistently Produce Better Quality Cars? What is it That They do That’s Different from any Other Brands; and Why Are Their Cars Always so Well Built?

Learn more about ShiftWorx™ Plus “Wireless” ANDON System to increase your manufacturing quality today, regardless of the Industry. ShiftWorx™ ANDON is easy-to-use and customizable. Offering all the benefits of an ANDON system and more at a fraction of the cost to integrate given there is no wiring, no installation, and no labor required.

https://getfreepoint.com/products/mes-software/

#Andon #LeanManufacturing #TPS #Toyota #Industry40 #MachineMonitoringSystem #IIoT #ManufacturingExecutionSystem #MESsystem

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

Experience ShiftWorx™ | Solution Overview and Demo

We Know You Can’t Improve What You Don’t Measure, Which ShiftWorx Does Affordably with a Less Than 6 Months ROI. Not Only That, We Can Connect ANY Machine, of ANY Age, Type or Brand with a Solution that is Deployed within Days!

Watch this Video Presentation to Learn More About FreePoint and Our Industry Leading Machine Monitoring and Manufacturing Execution System / MES Software Solution. Experience a Demo of ShiftWorx™ Starting at ~11m https://youtu.be/ajlaf8MviWs?t=671

To see a ShiftWorx™ MES System Software Demo Unique to Your Industry or Specific Application Please Contact Us: https://getfreepoint.com/contact-us/

#SmartManufacturing #Industry40 #MachineMonitoringSystem #IIoT #ManufacturingExecutionSystem #MESsystem

 

<5 Days to Digital Transformation and Employee Engagement

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.

 

Presenter:
Lisa Bailey, CRO, FreePoint Technologies

Presenter Biography:
As FreePoint’s Director of Sales, Marketing & Customer Care, Lisa settles for nothing less than the success of her customers. With a passion for manufacturing, she supports and empowers the operators and managers in manufacturing facilities to derive value from their processes by bringing visibility to business-changing data.

Presented at CMTS 2021 – SME ZONE Smart Hub – October 4, 2021 – YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cb-QtYLgyuI

FreePoint Technologies’ ShiftWorx™ software enables manufacturers in the collection, monitoring, and visualization of machine data. Factory machines of any age, type or brand can be cloud-connected, putting vital analytics in the hands of management and plant floor workers resulting in improved productivity, quality, and reduced waste; all-the-while empowering your workforce to continuously improve!

  • RAPID DEPLOYMENT – Installed in Less Than 5 days
  • INCREASE PRODUCTION CAPACITY – Eliminate Inefficiencies
  • MONITOR MANUAL PROCESSES – Including Cutting, Welding, Assembly or Packaging
  • CONTINUALLY IMPROVE OPERATIONS!


“When performance is measured, performance improves. When performance is measured and reported back, the rate of improvement accelerates.”
~Pearson’s Law

 

#IIoT #Industry40 #SmartManufacturing #MachineMonitoring #ManufacturingExecutionSystem #ManufacturingOperationsManagement

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

The First Step to Improve the Status Quo

“What is the first step to improve your shop floor productivity? Has the status quo of your manufacturing operations management stagnated? If you are not sure of that first step, or perhaps have already taken many steps but failed, read on as we highlight a proven and cost-effective solution that affords manufacturers of any size the means to KNOW exactly what changes will increase productivity.”

Read the full article on page 17 of this months publication of CTMA ‘View’ magazine: http://flip.matrixgroupinc.net/ctmt/2021/fall/#page=17

Canadian Tooling and Machining Association
https://www.ctma.com/

#manufacturing #manufacturingnews #iot #iotconnectivity #industry40 #manufacturingexecutionsystem #manufacturingautomation

 

See FreePoint & CIMx Software at the AME Show August 26 & 27

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Show

See CIMx Software and FreePoint Technologies at the Advanced Manufacturing Expo (AME) Show this Thursday, August 26 and 27, 2021.

Thank you to the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC) for hosting us in their new “Smart Technology Zone” area highlighting Industry 4.0 applications.

https://www.the-center.org/
https://www.advancedmanufacturingexpo.com/
https://www.cimx.com/

#Manufacturing #Industry40 #IoT #CNCMachineMonitoringSystem #ManufacturingExecutionSystem #MES