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cmNavigo is Selected and Implemented by ASE

January 31, 2011

Shanghai, China, Oporto/Portugal – Critical Manufacturing, an enterprise which creates leading edge software solutions for the high-tech manufacturing industries of solar, electronics and semiconductors, announced today that its Manufacturing Execution System cmNavigo fabLive has been selected and implemented by ASE – Advanced Semiconductor Engineering – for its Shanghai manufacturing facility.

Critical Manufacturing announced today that ASE, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Group, has selected and implemented cmNavigo’s MES FabLive modules from Critical Manufacturing, in their Shanghai manufacturing facility. The implementation was performed by Critical Manufacturing’s Chinese entity, which has been supporting the strong demand for software automation in Asia.

Contributing to the increased  efficiency and performance of the world’s largest provider of independent semiconductor manufacturing services is an honor and proof of Critical Manufacturing’s quality solutions.”, indicates Yong-Wun Lau, Critical Manufacturing’s China Managing Director. “There are many legacy CIM solutions that have functional gaps in meeting demands of today’s manufacturing requirements.  cmNavigo’s flexibility allows staged and modular deployment of state-of-the-art functionality that can fill the gaps of legacy systems or completely replace a full MES in the least intrusive manner.

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 or contact us at [email protected].


About ASE.

 The ASE Group is the world's largest provider of independent semiconductor manufacturing services in assembly and test. As a global leader geared towards meeting the industry’s ever growing needs for faster, smaller and higher performance chips, the Group develops and offers a wide portfolio of technology and solutions including IC test program design, front-end engineering test, wafer probe, wafer bump, substrate design and supply, wafer level package, flip chip, system-in-package, final test and design manufacturing services through Universal Scientific Industrial Co Ltd, a member of the ASE Group.

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