Erie, PA—Aug. 3, 2021— Data Inventions, an industrial data connectivity platform that turns discrete manufacturers’ disparate production data into manufacturing intelligence to increase utilization and productivity, will be joining channel partner, ECI Software Solutions at FABTECH on Sept. 13-16. During this North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event, Data Invention CEO, Duane Clement, will join ECI’s VP of Product Development Fred Tillman to present an in-depth breakout session on The Promise of Industry 4.0.

“It’s exciting to be part of this seismic shift in the way manufacturers do business,” says Duane Clement, founder and CEO of Data Inventions. “Data Inventions is proud to help U.S. manufacturers become more competitive and to drive the adoption of manufacturing technology that can have an incredible impact on their operations. It’s an integral part of our vision to share our knowledge within the industry, and we appreciate the opportunity to partner with ECI to educate and inspire.”

During the session, Tillman and Clement will discuss how the U.S. manufacturing industry has—or hasn’t—realized the promise of Industry 4.0. Attendees will hear details about the ways Industry 4.0 can be used to maximize resources in the wake of COVID 19 and play an integral role in reshoring manufacturing to the U.S.  Clement and Tillman will share their insights on the technology trends within the industry, use-case examples of manufacturers that have successfully adopted Industry 4.0 techniques and best practices for attendees to consider in their own manufacturing business.

“As a company, we’re dedicated to the success of our customers, including assisting them as they adopt innovative business solutions,” says Fred Tillman, VP of Product Development at ECI Software Solutions. “We are excited to share our expertise about trends we see across the manufacturing landscape, particularly after a challenging 2020. Our goal is to support not only our customers, but the entire industry to take advantage of Industry 4.0 technology that can transform businesses.”

About Data Inventions

Founded in 2014 by CEO Duane Clement, Data Inventions and its inaugural product, Alora, revolutionize how discrete manufacturers use information by aggregating data from ERPs, all ages and types of machines, and shop floor operators to drive real-time operational improvements that enable mid-market manufacturers to compete internationally. By aligning people, systems and machines, Data Inventions takes manufacturing data collection to the next level, enable true manufacturing intelligence that focuses attention where it is impactful and profitable, allowing companies to work smarter, not harder.

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 About ECI Software Solutions

ECI Software Solutions provides industry-specific business software solutions and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECI has served small to medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction and field service organizations. Privately held, ECI is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, England, the Netherlands and Australia.

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