October 31, 2013

Jan Snoeij is the new Advisory Board member of CRITICAL Manufacturing

Oporto, October 31st, 2013 – CRITICAL Manufacturing is honored to announce Jan Snoeij as new member of the company’s Advisory Board.

Jan Snoeij is a principal member of the consultancy team of CGI’s MES Centre of Excellence. He is contributing to CGI’s position as all-round Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions specialist and as one of the largest Systems Integrators on Manufacturing IT.

In the 1980’s, Jan was active in assisting companies to improve their production and business performances making use of information systems and other innovative technologies. He has broad experience in many different industry sectors, varying from textiles and clothing to metals, steel and automotive and from high tech electronics to food and pharmaceuticals.

Jan holds a MS degree in Applied Physics from the Technical University of Eindhoven. Jan presented papers about a broad range of subjects related to manufacturing and business performance improvement at many industry events. He is the author of the annual MES Product Survey report, of which the 14th edition was published in September 2013.

Currently, Jan is Member at Large of the MESA International Board and the MESA EMEA Board. He served as the Chairman of the MESA EMEA Board from 2007-2011. Jan instructs the Global Education Program and in 2007 was awarded the MESA International Outstanding Contributor Award.

CRITICAL Manufacturing’s Advisory Boards is constituted by persons with life-time based know-how in the industry and key entrepreneurial experience in the target business markets, and they promote Critical Manufacturing’s interests through strategic advisory of the executive management board.

For more information on CRITICAL Manufacturing’s Advisory Board, please click here.



CRITICAL Manufacturing is an enterprise founded from the established business of CRITICAL Software and the inspiration and experience of a team of internationally renowned industry experts, that creates leading edge software solutions for advanced manufacturing industries. The company is part of CRITICAL Group, a private group of companies founded in 1998 to provide solutions for mission and business critical information systems. CRITICAL Manufacturing has its headquarters and main technical center in Portugal and additional facilities in Germany, China and USA. For more information, please visit criticalmanufacturing.avitamina.pt or contact us at contact@criticalmanufacturing.avitamina.pt.