LineView Solutions is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Spray to their operational excellence team, which is focused on helping factories improve production performance in plants around the world, especially in the food and beverage industry. Chris brings with him decades of experience in beverage operations and expertise in leadership coaching.


CEO and co-founder Ian Rowledge, stated, “It’s exciting for me to have Chris coming on board, not only for the many skills and the depth of experience in our focused industries, but as well for his ability to further enhance the impressive capability of our operational excellence team. From my perspective, Chris will be strengthening the core of what LineView really is and what we want to build on for the future.”


In thanking Rowledge and the entire team at LineView for the welcome, Spray said, “As a LineView customer, I have been hugely impressed by the results they’ve achieved for the organisations I’ve led. I look forward to being a part of future developments both for our company and for our many customers that look to us for help around the globe. If I had to describe myself, I would say that I am a coach first and foremost. My goal is always to be a trusted advisor and a catalyst for improvement journeys. The perspective of the directors here shows through in so many ways, such as our work on Factory of the Future. It is precisely the type of expansive thinking that fits with me and I truly look forward to hanging my hat here”


Chris graduated from the University of Bradford as a Mechanical Engineer (hons) and has spent over thirty years in food and beverage, adding value as a site director, head of engineering and latterly in his own successful consulting business.


Outside of work, Spray has a passion for using the great outdoors to improve mental health, having co-founded Mind Over Mountains, a leading mental health charity.  He is also a keen endurance cyclist and advocate of sustainable living.


About LineView Solutions

LineView Solutions have been developing information systems for manufacturing environments, particularly liquid packaging industry, for more than 20 years and worked with some of the most recognisable names in manufacturing.  All of their production monitoring systems, including their flagship LineView™ line information system, are built from an operational perspective and are designed to deliver actionable information direct to the production teams. LineView Solutions has an internal team of highly experienced operational consultants who work with production teams from the start of each project to ensure that the site achieves real long-term improvement.