15 January 2019 (Deerfield, IL, USA) Fog Software Group (“Fog”), a division of Vela Software, has completed the acquisition of Factivity, Inc (“Factivity”).
Cleveland, OH-based Factivity is a leader in Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software providing companies with plant floor production visibility, process optimization and integrated Advanced Planning Scheduling (APS) solutions. Integrating with most ERP applications, the multi lingual FACTIVITY suite of products serves made-to-stock, made-to-order and process manufacturers with installations in 16 countries worldwide.
Following the acquisition Factivity will operate as an independent division of Fog Software Group. The company will continue to develop, enhance, service, and support their industry leading FACTIVITY (MES) and other software solutions in providing a competitive edge to customers.
“To remain competitive in today’s manufacturing landscape it is imperative to optimize labor, automation, and the integration of the two within each unique production environment. Factivity’s product suite facilitates and accelerates the successful accomplishment of these goals.” said Andy Hodge, FOG Software Group Portfolio Manager for Supply Chain and Logistics. “Factivity is very complementary to our growing portfolio of manufacturing solutions, and brings added depth to multiple vertical markets that we serve.”
“I am very pleased to become a part of the Fog portfolio.” said John Leibert, President of Factivity. “Financial strength, shared best practices and peer network support will all contribute to success for Factivity customers and staff alike.”
About FOG Software Group
Deerfield, IL-based FOG Software Group is a division of Toronto-based Vela Software <velasoftwaregroup.com>and Constellation Software, Inc. [TSX
About Factivity Software
FACTIVITY provides manufacturing companies with easy-to-use activity tracking for your factory floor: from