PORTO, PORTUGAL, October 3, 2019 – International Data Corporation (IDC), premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services and events has named Critical Manufacturing as a ‘Major Player’ in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Manufacturing Execution System 2019 Vendor Assessment (doc #US42720518, February 2019).
Critical Manufacturing has achieved this recognition for its future-ready Manufacturing Execution System (MES). The report highlights the modularity, flexibility and configurability of the system and the strong customer base Critical Manufacturing has in the Semiconductor, Medical Device, High-Tech Electronics and Automotive industries.
Francisco Almada Lobo, CEO, Critical Manufacturing commented: “We are delighted to be recognized in the report. It reflects our investment in IoT and Industry 4.0 (I4.0) technology to make our MES a backbone for smart manufacturing. We have outstanding domain expertise related to the Semiconductor, Electronics and MedTech industries and strong understanding of their needs. We are committed to continued investment to help our customers gain the full benefits that Industry 4.0 can bring to complex high-tech manufacturing environments”
The report assesses vendor positioning through analysis and buyer perception. It states that Critical Manufacturing MES “is Industry 4.0/IoT ready, allowing companies to optimize data flow between systems and assets.”
Lorenzo Veronesi, lead MES Analyst at IDC, said, “With its MES, Critical Manufacturing has shown strong domain and technology knowledge for high-tech manufacturers. Its MES offers sophisticated, technological industries a solution that can be quickly deployed and one that harnesses the benefits of distributed intelligence across the IoT.”
Although a relatively young company, Critical Manufacturing has already shown its global strength with customers such as B. Braun Medical Industries, Nypro, Ultradent, AT&S and many more.
Francisco continued: “Alongside its ability to fully support the goals of I4.0, our MES has been designed for ease of use in terms of configuration, deployment, maintenance and user interface. We are so used to using mobile technologies and ‘apps’ in our day to day lives, why should an industrial system be so different and more complicated? Our vision is to help support and define the future of manufacturing by making I4.0 a reality for all manufacturers with a system that can offer them a pathway to suit their specific business needs.”
Critical Manufacturing MES offers a complete manufacturing digital twin with the capability to implement unlimited augmented reality scenarios. It can integrate both legacy and smart IoT devices and comes with a rich selection of native modules for capabilities such as scheduling, weigh & dispense, experiments management, equipment integration and automation and many more. It is designed to help manufacturers significantly increase manufacturing efficiency, enhance quality, facilitate easier regulatory compliance and enable continued process optimization.
IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors
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, our 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 www.criticalmanufacturing.com
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