PROFACTOR is an applied research company with headquarters in Steyr and Vienna.

The company conducts applied production research in the field of industrial assistive systems and additive micro/nano manufacturing.

PROFACTOR acts as an interface between science and business with the mission to research for the competitiveness of the European Industry. Our technological developments strive for efficiency and sustainability, and work to benefit society. In more than 1,700 projects, we have demonstrated what can be created with applied production research – Innovation. We enable being a step ahead and work to ensure Europe’s continued industrial prosperity. PROFACTOR focuses on developing production technologies such as robotics, machine vision, tracking systems, augmented reality and processes for functional surfaces.

In the field of machine vision, PROFACTOR is developing inline inspection systems for carbon fiber composite materials, pre-forms and parts.

The contribution to COMPASS project involves project coordination (data, risk and innovation management), data acquisition for quality assurance systems, visual inspection of carbon fiber composite parts, as well as the generation of automated documentation of repair processes for digital component passport.