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João Cortez


João Cortez is a Co-Founder and Product Manager at Critical Manufacturing

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Automotive Production Line
Discrete manufacturing March 25, 2020
Lights-Out Automation: Creating Resilient Factories

A highly automated factory is also inherently more resilient. In times of crisis, such as with the Coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic that the world is experiencing today, a highly automated factory is far more likely to continue manufacturing operations than a factory with low automation.

Semiconductor Wafer Automation
Discrete manufacturing March 11, 2020
10 Recipe Management Challenges

As manufacturing relies on increasingly more complex equipment, the management of the recipes that the equipment will use for a certain process becomes increasingly important. Not only it’s a basic requirement to ensure that the right recipe is used for the right process, but also the recipe information is a key enabler for performance and efficiency improvement.