Latest from Factory_OS™
Factory_OS #2 Coming Soon
September 4, 2020
Factory_OS is opening a second 125k sq ft facility on September 14, 2020 to meet the demand for more high quality affordable housing.
Can Factory-Built Apartments Solve California’s Housing Woes?
November 1, 2019
Could plug-and-play modular housing really revolutionize apartment construction? The checkered past and future promise of pre-fab
This New “Rapid Response Factory” Wants to Make an Assembly Line to Build Post-Disaster Housing
Prefab apartment builder FactoryOS is teaming up with Autodesk to streamline a process to get housing to people in need as quickly as possible after fires, floods, and earthquakes.
Rethinking the Good City: Vallejo’s Bold Vision
July 30, 2019
A Case Study: Vallejo, California One of the most diverse, artistic and accepting places to live.
Flu Vaccine Day for FOS workers and families
November 28, 2018
Wednesday was "Beat the Flu Day" at the factory.
Ana serves her cupcakes!
October 16, 2018
Today Ana Arias brought us homemade cupcakes with icing colored by fresh fruit. Ana, originally from Guatemala, now lives locally close to her family including 10 grandchildren! A wiz at math and the ability to cook up a storm, we will be receiving more tasty treats from Ana in the future. BTW....Ana is also Omar Martinez' mom!
Meet Kimberly Nettles
September 18, 2018
Meet Kimberly Nettles! Kimberly grew up in the Vallejo/Benicia area and is still living locally. After high school she worked as a waitress for 15 years in a number of local establishments but wanted more. A friend told her about Factory_OS and she was inspired to see what was happening on Marie Island.
Father-Son team work at Factory_OS
The Andertons, father Jeff and son Jason, both work at Factory_OS in Vallejo manufacturing much needed housing for the Bay Area. Jeff, who leads up the soffit framing and installation for FOS, introduced his son to the new method of building housing.
A Word from the Carpenters Union on Factory_OS
May 31, 2018
Jay Bradshaw is the Director of Organizing for the Regional Council of Carpenters which covers 36,000 carpenters. He works to support the industry by organizing new companies, bringing in new workers and is involved in the evolution of the industry including factory onsite construction.
Jake and Elwood attack the Housing Crisis
April 23, 2018
Factory_OS CEO Rick Holliday (aka Elwood) and COO Larry Pace (aka Jake) are on a "Mission from God" to make a big dent in the housing crisis!