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ners to develop its portfolio further. Right from the beginning, FACTON focused on large and international companies. Winning Ford Motor Company as a client was the first big milestone, which allowed the company to grow further; other global companies followed. Today, the company has four branches with offices in Potsdam, Dresden, Stuttgart and Detroit and employs about 100 people. FACTON is leading in a market segment worth more than four billion euros. “We are very pleased that several thousand users are currently using FACTON worldwide and we are getting closer to our goal to put Enterprise Product Costing (EPC) on the same footing with ERP and PLM systems.”The company intends to grow further in the coming years – in Germany, Europe and elsewhere.
FACTON deeply influences the global supply chain. “On the one hand, we help our clients to produce products in the intended quality and quantity with costs as low as possible. On the other hand, we equip them to provide products for millions of people,” says Alexander M. Swoboda. Technical innovations also enable easier cooperation with suppliers and clients, for example for companies in the automotive industry. What makes FACTON so unique in the software development market is the company’s extensive experience in consulting with enterprises: “From the very beginning, we have had great know-how in enterprise product costing and our clients profit from the great variety of products and functions we offer. We are always adding more and more users and have in-
tegrated ever more complex calculations to comply with our clients’ requirements.” FACTON brings together unique knowhow in three core business areas: calculation of operational costs, production technology and software development. “This combination is unusual and cannot be copied by any other company, no matter how large,” says the CEO. Knowing the thought process of C-level management and understanding managers’ agendas has allowed FACTON to develop its product and turn the company into what it is today. Understanding what clients need is – in short – part of FACTON’s success and the big advantage clients gain when working with the German specialists. www.facton.com
Alexander M. Swoboda, CEO of FACTON.
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