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Isabel Lopes


Isabel Lopes is a Business Developer Specialist for SMT at Critical Manufacturing. With an extensive background in international business development, she’s the go-to-person for the Electronics & SMT industries. When she's not busy learning, researching and identifying new business opportunities, you most probably will find her in an airplane on her way to unknown and remote destinations.

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Discrete manufacturing March 28, 2024
Build vs Buy Software Series #1: Three Critical Strategy Questions

This is the first article of a series on how to decide whether to build or buy software. To start, we explain the three critical strategy questions important to answer up front.

SMT line
Electronics manufacturing June 29, 2023
SMT and Beyond: Manufacturing Data Continuity for Electronics

The entire plant must have access to the data it needs at all times, from any area of the facility and beyond. Plus, anywhere in the enterprise might need access to accurate, timely, and in-context data from production.

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Electronics manufacturing March 17, 2023
Automation, Intelligence and Agility – the Future of Electronics Manufacturing explained

Electronic Manufacturing value chains are reeling under uncertain market conditions that punctuate the market today and are seeking solutions to make their operations more resilient and insulated from ever emerging risks.

Electronics manufacturing August 4, 2022
The Role of Advanced Analytics & MES in Boosting Productivity and Profitability in Electronics Manufacturing

How MES helps overcoming the major challenges faced by the electronics manufacturing, making the most of advanced analytics.