Critical Manufacturing

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Critical Manufacturing SA
Privately held
Industry Automation and manufacturing software
Founded 2009
Headquarters Maia, Portugal
Key people
Francisco Almada Lobo, CEO
Jeaf Peabody, VP Sales and Business Development
Adélio Fernandes, VP Technology
Products cmNavigo, cmFoundation
Number of employees
70 (2010)

Critical Manufacturing is a spin-off company of Critical Software. It was founded in 2009 and is focused on providing automation and manufacturing software for high-tech industries, such as photovoltaics, electronics and semiconductors. It has offices in Portugal, Germany and China.


The company flagship products are known to be cmNavigo, a next-generation manufacturing operations management system[1] and cmFoundation, a framework for building enterprise distributed applications.

cmNavigo uses technologies from Microsoft, providing an Internet application user experience.


  1. ^ "Semiconductor manufacturing execution software embraces photovoltaics". EE Times. 2009-06-10. Retrieved 2009-10-27. 

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