PORTO, Portugal & AUSTIN, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 2, 2014 — CRITICAL Manufacturing announced today the release of cmNavigo 3.6, the latest version of its flexible and user-centered manufacturing execution and intelligence system (MES/MI).
cmNavigo 3.6 adds new capabilities for order management, document management and production costing, further empowering operations for high tech manufacturers. These additions add depth to customers ability to optimize their supply chain, deliver up-to-date best practices and operator guidance, and make decisions in production based on financial impact.
We know that manufacturers in demanding, complex environments need to be able to shift directionwith confidenceon a moments notice, said Francisco Almada Lobo, CEO, CRITICAL Manufacturing. To do that, they need reliable access to detailed and timely operational informationinformation on which they can make split second, game-changing decisions to stay ahead in their markets.
Recently cmNavigo was awarded the 2014 Global Price Performance Value Leadership for Semiconductor by Frost & Sullivan. According to the report: The companys proactive entry into the industrial mobility field through the Mobile UI module and fabLIVE in cmNavigo 3.6 indicates the vision of the enterprise to fulfill future and emerging customer requirements."
But its not just the analysts that have recognized CRITICAL Manufacturings leadership. Its customer-centric approach and adaptable software have been winning it customers in semiconductor, solar, electronics, medical devices and related industries where innovation and perfect quality are paramount. Modeling software enables users to increase efficiency, utilization and hone in on potential problem areas. A full range of dashboards and reports provides end-to-end visibility. Fully integrated operations management and quality modules further enhance customer control over operations and output.
cmNavigos breakthrough approach has also earned CRITICAL Manufacturing honors as one of the top 20 manufacturing operations management providers worldwide, according to LNS Research. We found their platform approach to be innovative and consistent with LNS Researchs vision of a next generation, MOM integration and collaboration platform, and modular apps. says LNS Principal Analyst Mark Davidson.
ABOUT CRITICAL MANUFACTURING
CRITICAL Manufacturing provides innovative software technology for some of the most advanced manufacturers worldwide. Its new generation Manufacturing Execution System (MES) cmNavigo, built end-to-end on proven Microsoft layers, provides unique flexibility for modeling complex industry requirements, increasing manufacturers performance, control and quality. 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.
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