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Jeff Peabody

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VP & Managing Director, North America at Critical Manufacturing

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Semiconductor manufacturing July 21, 2022
Wafer Fab Size and its Effect on Cycle Time

Why tool redundancy matters when it comes to improved cycle time, and how MES can help reduce CAPEX towards tool redundancy while maintaining the desired throughput.

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Discrete manufacturing April 16, 2021
Meeting the Manufacturing Data Management Challenge

Critical Manufacturing hosted a webinar with Julie Fraser, based on a survey of over 300 executives from around the world. It explored how the leaders are pursuing data management and what should be the priorities related to data management in manufacturing.

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Discrete manufacturing March 25, 2021
MES for Resilient Operations

The COVID-19 Pandemic is perhaps the biggest reality check for every single business entity in the world. Today, we will explore why your operation needs a MES from a digitalization and post-pandemic perspective, and how it directly contributes to building a value chain-wide reliance.

SUCCESSFULLY USING SALES REPS FOR ENHANCED CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT IN NORTH AMERICA
Electronics assembly June 25, 2020
Successfully using Sales Reps for Enhanced Customer Engagement in North America

Critical Manufacturing increased its sales representative base significantly in 2020 for the Electronics and SMT Industry in North America. We’ve added a category called Manufacturer’s Reps. What is the reasoning behind this?

Augmented Reality in Industry 4.0 MES
Discrete manufacturing January 30, 2020
Learning to Work Better with Machines as Your New Collaboration Partner

It is no secret technology keeps advancing. Today, it seems to do so at an accelerated pace with a level of innovation that is nothing short of spectacular! These advances have created new opportunities for manufacturers to explore new ways to increase productivity. At the same time, these technologies have opened up greater global competition, which is now placing new pressure to be more creative with how work gets done.