Manufacturing Technology Insights Names Orion Labs “Top 10 Industrial IoT Solution Providers for 2020”

Orion Labs’ collaboration platform recognized for its innovation and excellence in automating processes, boosting operational efficiency, and furthering digital innovation

Manufacturing Technology Insights Names Orion Labs “Top 10 Industrial IoT Solution Providers for 2020”

SAN FRANCISCO, January 14, 2021 — Orion Labs, Inc., the leading voice-first, intelligent collaboration platform that empowers deskless workers, today announced the company was named a Top 10 Industrial IoT Solution Provider for 2020 by Manufacturing Technology Insights. The judging panel noted that Orion Labs was selected for its unmatched innovations to support the deskless workforce with voice-first multimodal collaboration, process automation, intelligence amplification, and analytics.

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Manufacturing Technology Insights provides industrial manufacturers with intelligence for investing in new technology platforms and building new operating models.

“Each year, the organization’s editorial board and industry-leading CEOs, CIOs, and CXOs select 10 companies at the forefront of reducing the complexity of various processes, boosting operational efficiency, and furthering digital innovation,” said Laura Davis, Editor-in-Chief at Manufacturing Technology Insights.

Cover image for Manufacturing Technology Insights magazine featuring Orion Labs industrial IoT solutions

Digital innovation is key to transforming the manufacturing industry as it faces increased pressure to operate more efficiently, growing global competition, downward pressure on profits, and constraints from COVID-19. Deloitte estimates 62% of manufacturers will make smart manufacturing and digital transformation investments this year to increase agility and productivity, with many organizations accelerating their investments due to pandemic-related challenges.

Orion supports the digitalization journey and transforms how an organization’s deskless workforce operates by enabling deskless workers to collaborate in real-time with a multimodal experience, including voice, text, photo, and video. The Orion platform leverages real-time edge-delivered data from IoT sensors to create smart plants and enable industrial companies to be more operationally aware, asset-efficient, and automate workstream processes to save time, and reduce costs in delivering goods and services.

“Orion makes possible a truly connected deskless workforce, and ultimately, buttresses the digital transformation of an enterprise,” said Michael Schwartz, Orion Chief Marketing Officer. “With Orion in place, companies transform their deskless workforce into an unmatched advantage — a crucial step to remaining competitive in today’s environment. We are honored that Manufacturing Technology Insights recognizes our dedication to empowering the deskless workforce with voice-first, intelligent collaboration.”

Preview of MTI magazine article featuring Orion Labs industrial IoT solutions

Orion has continually been recognized by analysts, industry pundits, and leading journals for its innovative and market-leading solutions. IDC named Orion an IDC Innovator for its unique ability to digitally transform communications for the deskless workforce with AI-powered bots that enable process automation and access to IoT systems. The company won an Edison Award for the Onyx, its patented wearable that supports hands-free, heads-up collaboration for workers. Orion holds 45 patents to protect its innovation advantage and continues to advance new ways to help its customers embrace the benefits of digital transformation.

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About Orion Labs, Inc.

Orion is the leading voice-first, intelligent platform that empowers deskless workers by enabling real-time team collaboration, process automation, location mapping, and access to enterprise systems to improve workforce productivity, safety and compliance, and customer engagement.

Orion holds 55 patents that support its award-winning solutions and has been named an IDC Innovator. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading investors. For more information, visit

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