Arch® Systems, provider of a leading machine-data-sensing and analytics platform today announced that it has hired Dave Trail. As Arch Systems’ VP of Sales, Trail will lead the company’s efforts to enable customers to achieve real-time, predictive insights with the ArchFX Platform.

Mr. Trail’s prior experience in software, capital equipment, components and value-added services have contributed to his long track record of successful sales growth and customer satisfaction.

Trail is an accomplished industry professional with more than 27 years of experience in electronics manufacturing equipment, processes and Manufacturing Executions Systems (MES) software. Throughout his career, he has been a pioneer and proponent of the evolution of manufacturing from Industry 3.0 to Industry 4.0, Big Data Analytics, and the Industrial Internet of Things.

Having worked with many of the largest global manufacturing corporations, Trail possesses vast knowledge of the challenges that companies face and the opportunities inherent in evolving their organizations to capitalize on tomorrow’s technologies.

The ArchFX Platform gives manufacturers an accurate, continuously up-to-date view of the performance of their global manufacturing operations and empowers decisive data with their state-of-the-art manufacturing data analytics. Electronics manufacturers with surface mount technology lines can now focus on the best opportunities for improving manufacturing operations performance and asset utilization. For more information, visit