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New Publication: Computers and Industrial Engineering

Factory2Fit partners have released a new open-access publication on our Worker-Centric approach to Operator 4.0 solutions!

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Factory2Fit at the EU Industry Days 2019 Event

Factory2Fit partners have been demonstrating our latest project updates at the EU Industry Days 2019 event in Brussels, the EU’s flagship conference on industrial and manufacturing policy. This year, the event was opened by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, and included a keynote speech from Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament.

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New Publication: A Worker-Centric Design and Evaluation Framework for Operator 4.0 Solutions that Support Work Well-Being

Factory2Fit partners have released a new open-access publication on Worker-Centric design and Evaluation Frameworks!

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TUC at VPP 2018 Conference

The Technical University of Chemnitz (TUC) hosted a major conference on Digital Networking and Smart Production on the 29th November 2018 and published their latest paper on Factory2Fit solutions.

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How was your day at work today?

Factory2Fit’s new Worker Feedback Dashboard application gives factory workers feedback on their wellbeing and on how their shifts are going

In collaboration with Finn-Power Oy, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed an app that gives workers in the manufacturing industry positive feedback on their personal wellbeing at work and work performance. The app is currently being piloted by the workers at Stera Oy in Forssa, Finland. It was developed as part of the European research project Factory2Fit, funded under the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.    Read more

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Joint Press Release with FoF-4 Projects

Press release

 

European Projects Put Workers at the Centre of Future Manufacturing

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Factory2Fit consortium meeting in Kauhava

The Factory2Fit project team gathered for the 5th consortium meeting in wintery Finland on 7–8 February 2018. The meeting was hosted by project partner Prima Power at their Technology and Training Center in Kauhava in Southern Ostrobothnia. Read more

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Hydroline uses humour and creativity to improve attractiveness of industrial work

Finnish manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders overwhelmed by number of applications as a result of a recruitment campaign on Facebook

Hydroline is a rapidly growing family-owned hydraulic systems company based in the town of Siilinjärvi in eastern Finland. They are well aware of the need for new solutions to convince people that factories can be appealing and inspiring working environments. Companies across the manufacturing sector struggle to attract skilled workers and thus try to reinvent themselves to improve their image and to demonstrate to workers that a career in manufacturing can be a viable option for them. Read more