May 19, 2020

New Critical Manufacturing and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. partnership will deliver modern MES for complex discrete manufacturers

PORTO, PORTUGAL and MUMBAI, INDIA,May 19th, 2020 – Critical Manufacturing is pleased to announce a global Consulting and Services partnership with Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS), a global leader in IT services, consulting and business solutions. Under the agreement, TCS will offer global consulting, project development and implementation support services around Critical Manufacturing’s Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for customers in the complex discrete industry, including the semiconductor, PCB manufacturing, medical device, aerospace & defense, and automotive segments.

“TCS works with leading manufacturers globally, helping them scale up product innovation and pursue their growth and transformation initiatives. This partnership with Critical Manufacturing adds to our expanding range of industrial internet of things (IIoT) and MES solutions that help our customers scale-up and future-proof their global manufacturing operations.”

Regu Ayyaswamy Global Head IoT & Engineering Services, TCS

TCS offers a comprehensive suite of services and solutions to help manufacturers build smart, future-ready operations. The partnership with Critical Manufacturing focuses on go to market, consulting services and aftermarket support offerings. TCS will customize, deploy and maintain these solutions for its customers across the world, leveraging its deep contextual knowledge of their operations, and its global capabilities.

“We are pleased to announce the TCS partnership. As our modern MES platform is getting significant traction, we need to supplement our teams with partners having worldwide presence and a strong MES implementation practice. TCS’s strong capabilities in both consulting and implementation services, along with a significant aftermarket offering, is ideal.”

Francisco Almada Lobo CEO at Critical Manufacturing

About Critical Manufacturing

Critical Manufacturing provides the most modern, flexible and configurable manufacturing execution system (MES) available. Critical Manufacturing MES helps manufacturers stay ahead of stringent product traceability and compliance requirements; reduce risk with inherent closed-loop quality; integrate seamlessly with enterprise systems and factory automation and provide deep intelligence and visibility of global production operations.

As a result, customers are Industry 4.0 ready. They can compete effectively and profitably by easily adapting their operations to changes in demand, opportunity or requirements, anywhere, at any time. For more information, visit

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)

TATA Consultancy Services Limited is the biggest Indian multinational information technology service and consulting company, and is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is a subsidiary of Tata Group and operates in 149 locations across 46 countries.

Founded by Jamsetji Tata in 1868, the Tata group is a global enterprise, headquartered in India, comprising 30 companies across 10 clusters. The group operates in more than 100 countries across six continents, with a mission ‘To improve the quality of life of the communities we serve globally, through long-term stakeholder value creation based on Leadership with Trust’.

Tata Sons is the principal investment holding company and promoter of Tata companies. Sixty-six percent of the equity share capital of Tata Sons is held by philanthropic trusts, which support education, health, livelihood generation and art and culture. In 2018-19, the revenue of Tata companies, taken together, was $113.0 billion (INR 792,710 crore).

These companies collectively employ over 720,000 people. Each Tata company or enterprise operates independently under the guidance and supervision of its own board of directors. There are 28 publicly-listed Tata enterprises with a combined market capitalization of over $160 billion as on March 31, 2019.

Companies include Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Tata Chemicals, Tata Consumer Products, Titan, Tata Capital, Tata Power, Tata Advanced Systems, Indian Hotels and Tata Communications.

For more information on Tata Consultancy Services, please visit

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