Latest from Factory_OS
Factory_OS is an Autodesk Entrepreneur Impact Partner
April 17, 2018
Factory_OS is proud to announce it has become an Autodesk Entrepreneur Impact Partner. Autodesk sees Design For Manufacturing and Assembly as “the future of construction” and a top priority for a planet adding two billion more people in the next 20 years.
Using Technology to Float Apartment Units On Air
April 4, 2018
We are innovating the way housing is built. One easy push glides the unit across the factory floor, increasing efficiency and eliminating the any need for strenuous labor.
What’s Behind Our Union Pin?
March 13, 2018
Factory_OS is partnering with the Carpenters Union to invest in and create a specialized union training program for its workers providing the best trained, most skilled, and safest workers in the construction industry. The Carpenters’ hammer and Factory_OS’s crane come together in our mission and in our pin.
Factory_OS: What’s Behind Our Name?
March 1, 2018
The OS in our name has a dual meaning, both equally as important to our mission. At Factory_OS, we believe innovation and the creative approach of off site (OS = Off Site) construction teamed with new technology (OS = Operating Systems) are the key to transforming the housing industry in our region and beyond.
Terner Center and Factory_OS Host Lindbacks
November 9, 2017
In October 2017, the Terner Center for Housing Innovation and Factory_OS had the pleasure of hosting Lindbacks in the Bay Area. Swedish-based Lindbacks is one of the preeminent off-site manufacturers in the world, and over the course of the weeklong visit, we learned a great deal from this experienced off-site manufacturer.
Delancy St strategic partnership developed
August 17, 2017
Factory_OS formed a strategic alliance with the Delancey Street Foundation and will be working with the Foundation to provide vocational training for substance abusers and convicted criminals.
Union Agreement Signed
August 12, 2017
Factory_OS signed a Union Agreement with the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council and is proud to announce that it will be employing Bay Area union laborers to build housing.
Holliday Development takes possession of building on Mare Island
July 15, 2017
After signing a lease with Lennar Mare Island, Factory_OS took possession of 1245 Nimitz Avenue in Vallejo, CA (Building 680 on Mare Island). This building consists of approximately 256,000 Square Feet and serves as the headquarters of Factory_OS.
Holliday Development + Cannon Constructors complete modular housing project
July 16, 2016
Holliday Development (as developer) and Cannon Constructors (as General Contractor) completed the construction of 5880 3rd St. in San Francisco. This 136-unit project in the Bayview neighborhood is the largest multifamily, off-site construction project in the history of San Francisco.