znt-Richter becomes Sales and System Integration Partner for Critical Manufacturingâ€™s MES solution - cmNAVIGO
Online PR News – 12-January-2011 – – Oporto, Portugal / Munich, Germany â€“ Critical Manufacturing, an enterprise which creates leading edge software solutions for the high-tech manufacturing industries of semiconductor, solar and electronics and znt-Richter a software and solution provider in the field of factory automation for the semiconductor, solar, automotive and chemical industry, have signed a VAR agreement. According to the agreement, znt-Richter will have exclusive rights to re-sell Critical Manufacturingâ€™s lean MES product, cmNavigo, in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
â€śThe German speaking countries in Europe represent some of the strongest growth in the advanced manufacturing industries we serve. With a knowledgeable workforce and more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing IT solutions, znt-Richter is a great partner for usâ€ť says Jeff Peabody, Critical Manufacturingâ€™s VP of Sales and Business Development. â€śJoining the strengths of our product with zntâ€™s quality system integration services allows us to have strong representation, deployment, and support capabilities close to our customers in this important region and will open new opportunities for both companies.â€ť
cmNavigo is a lean MES solution developed from the ground up on proven Microsoft technologies which provide extensive benefits and lower total cost of ownership. The system is completely scalable making it ideal from small R&D environments to large scale high volume production facilities. A full range of MES capabilities including: WIP tracking, Genealogy, Traceability, Routing & Dispatching, Dashboards & reports, SPC, Data collection, Exception management, Failure catalogue, Equipment management and many others, facilitate increased control, visibility and productivity for manufacturers seeking higher profitability and a competitive edge.
â€śEuropeâ€™s strength as a production location is based on the power of innovation, engineering skills and in the quality of skilled labor resourcesâ€ť, says Hans Mayer, COO of znt GmbH. â€śIn order to compensate for the higher labor expenses, European manufacturers need optimal and highly automated production processes. As znt-Richter company group, offering production automation systems, we see significant need for MES solutions, not only within the semiconductor field but also in many other industries. The long term experience of Critical Manufacturing in the MES domain and the leading edge technology implemented in cmNavigo MES product form the ideal base to provide solutions with highest value to our customersâ€ť.
About Critical Manufacturing S.A.
Critical Manufacturing is an enterprise founded from the established business of Critical Software and the inspiration and experience of a team of international renowned industry experts, that creates leading edge software solutions for the advanced manufacturing industries of solar, electronics and semiconductors. The company is part of Critical Group, a private group of companies founded in 1998 to provide solutions for mission and business critical information systems. Critical Manufacturing has its headquarters and main technical centre in Portugal and additional facilities in Germany and China.
For more information, visit www.criticalmanufacturing.com or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
znt GmbH, as a member of the znt-Richter Group, is a solution provider in the field of production automation and quality management. For the past 20 years they have successfully implemented innovative and technological progressive IT solutions based on consequent orientation on the international market. znt-Richter evaluates implements, sells and maintains worldwide complete solutions for the Factory Automation, especially for the semiconductor, solar, automotive and chemical industries.
In addition, the parent company znt Management Holding GmbH is globally networking within the znt-Richter group in order to bundle its worldwide know how. Thus, they are in the position to optimize the technique, the projects and the services for their customers in a continuous process.
znt-Richter has its headquarter in Munich and worldwide subsidiaries in Burghausen, Dresden, Villach/Austria, Penang/Malaysia, Singapore and in San Francisco and Portland/USA.
For more information, visit www.znt-richter.com or contact us at Vertrieb@znt.de