April 15, 2015

ARC named Critical Manufacturing Rising Star

Porto, Portugal; Austin, TX; April 15, 2015: ARC Advisory Group has named Critical Manufacturing Rising Star in its Manufacturing Execution System for Discrete Industries Global Market Research Study. The report describes market growth, trends and challenges from 2014 through 2019 and it is intended to provide insightful analysis of key issues that will affect this market for both suppliers and end users.

ARC’s research study included profiles of the major 38 MES suppliers. Each profile reviews the company’s business, products, and services. Critical Manufacturing was recognized as the ARC Rising Star due to its fast expansion in Europe and Latin America and “providing a modern manufacturing execution system with crisp graphics”. The report pointed at Critical Manufacturing’s expertise in semiconductor and high tech manufacturing production, as well as cmNavigo MES’ manufacturing intelligence capabilities: embedded scheduling; ability to create reports and dashboards and interactive factory visualization.

According to the study, the global MES market for discrete industries grew in 2013 and again in 2014, as economic conditions, new technologies and market demand improved. The market will continue to grow robustly in the coming years as companies look for ways to improve productivity and manage complex products and processes quickly and efficiently.

“We’re very proud of this recognition by the ARC Advisory Group, since there’s a perfect alignment of our mission with the main reasons for the MES market growth: improving visibility, time to market and operations excellence of manufacturers”, says Francisco Almada-Lobo, CEO of Critical Manufacturing. “It’s really great to see our MES quickly becoming a preferred choice of advanced manufacturers world-wide, both because of the continuous functional and technical innovation of our products and the high quality services we provide.”.

For more information, please visit ARC’s market study page.

About Critical Manufacturing S.A.

Critical Manufacturing provides manufacturers in highly-complex environments with a modular, scalable manufacturing execution and intelligence system that enables users to flexibly address market demands, increase efficiency, and bolster reliability across the supply chain while lowering TCO. The company is part of the Critical Group, a private group of companies founded in 1998 to provide solutions for mission- and business-critical information systems. For more information, please visit criticalmanufacturing.avitamina.pt or contact us at contact@criticalmanufacturing.avitamina.pt.