Visit the ASM's award winning factory with us


MES Plant Tour

See Modern MES in Action at ASM's Award Winning Smart Factory

Attending productronica 2019? Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to see Critical Manufacturing's Industry 4.0 MES in action at ASM’s factory of the year for Global Operations Excellence, located in Munich.

This factory is recognized for pushing the limits of efficiency, flexibility, digitalization and automation, a prime model of the smart factory of the future.

In this two-hour program you will:

Experience Critical Manufacturing MES in two production facilities, side by side, covering the complex assembly operations of sophisticated placement equipment and the highly automated Printed Circuit Board production on ASM’s own SMT lines.

See first-hand how modern MES is increasing production efficiency, productivity, visibility and quality, including a digital twin of the shop floor showing the real-time status of production operations.

Interact with senior manufacturing management to learn the benefits of modern MES and best practices to overcome the top challenges of complex electronics manufacturing.



Tuesday, November 12th

10.00 - 12.00

Wednesday, November 13th

10.00 - 12.00

*** fully booked ***

Thursday, November 14th

10.00 - 12.00

*** fully booked ***


10.00 - 10.30

Introduction to Critical Manufacturing/ASM MES Project
Executive overview of the Planning, Requirements and Scope of the MES Project
Review of the Plant Tour logistics and guidelines

10.30 - 11.30

Guided Tour of MES in Action. The tour will cover workstations in the electronics facility, followed by a look at the assembly of large electronics placement machines

11.30 - 12.00

Benefits, improvements and lessons learned
Q&A with ASM Factory Executives and MES experts


Complimentary lunch at ASM


***Space is limited and advance registration is required***

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