François Monette to present at inaugural eSMART Factory Conference
30 April 2018
BROMONT, CANADA, April 30, 2018Cogiscan Inc., the Leading Track, Trace and Control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, is pleased to announce that François Monette, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer will present during the eSMART Factory Conference, jointly organized by Global SMT & Packaging magazine and SMTA, on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Plug ‘n Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale, CA. Monette will present the paper entitled, ‘A Practical Roadmap to the Smart Factory’.

This paper will present the key elements that must be considered when creating a roadmap for the Smart Factory. It will explain the need for a clear assessment of the current situation for each factory, including the legacy systems in place, and the specific challenges and opportunities for improvement.

Monette also will present the complete portfolio of existing manufacturing software systems and the key functions associated with each system. Additionally, he will present emerging technologies, such as digital twins, artificial intelligence, deep learning, big data, and how these systems will be positioned relative to traditional PLM, MES and ERP solutions. Finally, the paper will present practical considerations for creating a practical step-by-step roadmap for the Smart Factory.
The inaugural eSMART Factory Conference will bring together the key technologies shaping the electronics manufacturing industry and addressed by EMS companies, OEMs and contract manufacturers. The eSmart Factory Conference initiative is a great opportunity to stimulate new business relationships, rekindle old ones, and get you in the mood for the hot key technologies shaping the electronics manufacturing industry. For more information, visit

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About Cogiscan Inc.
Cogiscan is the leading track, trace and control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry. The scalable Cogiscan platform perfectly integrates with all major equipment types, and is highly configurable to enable a personalized solution to each customer’s specific production needs. Since 1999 Cogiscan has attained several international patents for TTC hardware and software, and has won multiple awards throughout the years. For more information, visit