ALPHARETTA, Ga. — October 3, 2016 — Shopfloor Support LLC announced two recently formed strategic alliances designed to accelerate growth and enhance support for the company’s breakthrough Shop Floor Control (SFC) solution in North, Central and South America. Based in Medellin, Colombia, fashion industry consultant and educator Felipe Gómez is providing pre- and post-sales support for manufacturers throughout South America.
Ulises Barahona Ayestas works from his base in Honduras to manage business development and technical support in the CAFTA-DR region (Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic), Mexico and the United States. Both agents have been fully trained on the popular, Android™-based Shopfloor Eye™ real-time shop floor control solution and are already providing customer services for the past several months.
“We are excited to have these two experienced and talented professionals on the Shopfloor team,” noted Shopfloor Partner Justin Hershoran. “Both bring the industry knowledge and training skillset needed to help a fast-growing number of apparel and sewn products manufacturers in Latin America quickly achieve and optimize the benefits of this leading-edge production management technology. Having hit the ground running by contributing to new customer implementations, we look forward to these mutually rewarding partnerships and expanded growth in these regions.”
Mr. Gómez brings more than 20 years of apparel industry experience to Shopfloor. He has served in a variety of production planning and management roles for a number of Colombian apparel brands, as a production and modular/lean manufacturing consultant to many regional manufacturers and industry organizations (Inexmoda, Interact, PROEXPORT), and as a professor and course coordinator for University EAFIT® in Medellin. Felipe also serves as a sales agent and trainer for engineering and costing technology provider Methods Workshop.
Mr. Barahona Ayestas has more than 13 years of industry experience in business development, software development, software implementation, technical and sales support. In addition to his responsibilities in Central America, he will also provide Shopfloor implementation and training services in North America. Ulises is currently part of the implementation team for a multi-plant operation in Honduras and El Salvador. He also serves as Latin American Sales Representative for production supplies provider R.T. Barbee Company and holds a computer science and engineering degree from Universidad Tecnológica de Honduras.
Posted October 4, 2016
Source: Shopfloor Support LLC.