MISSION VIEJO, California – February 3, 2021 – Despite a turbulent year for the manufacturing sector which saw worldwide factory shutdowns and global output fall by an estimated 8%, EASE Inc. achieved milestone successes including significant growth as well as expansion across Europe.
In addition to its offices in the US and Ukraine, EASE – the developer of the EASE plant floor audit and insights software for manufacturers – established a new UK team to grow its influence in the EMEA market – contributing to 400 manufacturing plants going live throughout 2020, particularly within the automotive sector.
In spite of major companies suspending production across around the globe because of COVID-19, the automotive manufacturing industry has continued to adopt EASE’s technology. One in three of the world’s top 100 automotive suppliers now use the EASE platform for conducting and analysing plant floor audits. Additionally, seven of the top 10 suppliers to the automotive manufacturing industry have adopted EASE technology.
Working with such influential customers contributed to EASE achieving double-digit growth in 2020, and 100% growth year over year in plant floor audits conducted on its platform.
Just some of the new clients EASE has secured include; ABB, Continental AG, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Hyundai Transys and Marelli.
Eric Stoop, CEO of EASE, said: “Of course 2020 was a challenging year for every business, and its impact continues to be felt. However, it is a testament to the team and critical role our software plays in manufacturing that we have achieved such impressive results and built such strong momentum.
“The pandemic has of course shed light on the practices and changing ways of work that had to evolve for the better, and forever, and continues to undergo transformations. We are excited to be a part of this change, and play our part in its continued success.”
EASE’s successes in 2020 led to G2 naming it as a category leader in Quality Management (QMS), appearing in the prestigious Leader quadrant. G2 ranked EASE as number one for customer satisfaction, out of 158 vendors.
The plant floor audit specialist also expanded its Champions for Quality Awards in 2020, now including international quality professionals, plus launched a 93-page e-book aimed at manufacturers titled; Ultimate Guide to Layered Process Audits.
EASE is the innovative mobile platform that helps manufacturers simplify how they administer, conduct and respond to plant floor audits. With best-in-class support for layered process audits, safety, 5S and more – EASE drastically reduces labor costs and delivers insights that ensure audit programs drive real business value.
Leading automotive, aerospace and manufacturing organizations around the globe depend on EASE’s enterprise scale, expertise and customer-centricity. EASE is a privately held company based in Mission Viejo, California. To learn more, please visit www.ease.io.
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