Critical Manufacturing is a software company part of Critical Group, a private group of companies founded in 1998 to provide solutions for mission and business critical information systems. The company was created in 2009 based on a joint business plan between Critical Group and some individual founders with large management experience in semiconductor business.
CMF is focused in the high-tech manufacturing market, aiming at becoming the prime solution provider in that market. The company comprises over 80 people at its various sites with its headquarters and main technical centre in Maia, Portugal and additional facilities in Regensburg, Germany and Suzhou, China.
CMF is comprised of a Service Business Unit with a strong team experienced in the Semiconductor and High-Tech Manufacturing markets, responsible for successfully delivering multi-million euro contracts for several customers worldwide; and a Product Business Unit with a team designing and developing a fully configured advanced manufacturing execution system (MES) to semiconductor, solar, flat panel and other high-tech industries.