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    Podcast Listening Tip: Developing a Smart Manufacturing Portfolio of Companies

    31/03/2021, Author: Katharina Gador

    Smart Factory, Smart Manufacturing, Industrial IoT and Industry 4.0 are not only keywords on everyone's lips. Behind them is the approach of digital transformation, which is the royal road to profitability and competitiveness in industry. In the FOG Software Group podcast "The Vertical Software Podcast", Magnus Sandberg, Group CEO of the Smart Manufacturing Portfolio of companies, talks about how to build a Smart Manufacturing Software Vertical and the vision associated with the portfolio.

    Since 2021, FACTON has been part of the Smart Manufacturing initiative, an actively growing portfolio of Smart Manufacturing software companies, led by FOG Software Group and Shoplogix. We are united by the idea of the Smart Factory, where people, systems and machines are permanently interconnected, and product and production decisions are based on data and full transparency. The Smart Manufacturing initiative is a consortium of autonomous software companies with unified solutions under the umbrella of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX: CSU).


    About Magnus Sandberg, Group CEO - Smart Manufacturing Portfolio of companies

    Magnus SandbergIn his role as Group CEO - Smart Manufacturing Software portfolio of companies - he is responsible for acquiring and growing B2B manufacturing software companies globally. He is also currently the CEO of one of the portfolio companies - Shoplogix Inc. - which is the leading provider of Smart Factory software solutions for manufacturers across the globe. The portfolio is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc. which is Canada's best performing Tech stock the last 10 years - TSX:CSU.

    Magnus has extensive experience in building and investing in companies and has held the role of Managing Director for a leading investment and innovation firm. He previously managed European and global strategic initiatives at Autoliv (global market leader in manufacturing airbags, seat belts and automotive safety products) and worked in management consultancy for Accenture in Sweden and Australia.

    Explore the companies in the Smart Manufacturing portfolio on the FOG Software Group website.


    You want to learn more about FACTON's role in manufacturing? Read our customer success stories and see how we help our customers to increase profitability and competitiveness.

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    Katharina Gador

    Content Marketing & PR Manager | FACTON