Siemens PLM Software recently announced an agreement to acquire Camstar Systems, Inc., one of the proven market leaders in enterprise manufacturing execution systems (MES) software. The acquisition will build on Siemens’ industrial digitalization strategy by broadening its integrated product development and production automation solutions for the electronics, semiconductor, and medical device industries.
system (QMS), Camstar and SIMATIC IT are more directly MES/manufacturing operations management (MOM) systems. Siemens will focus Camstar on electronics, semiconductor, and medical devices, and the SIMATIC IT platform on the other key industries, primarily process industries. In that sense Camstar fills a gap Siemens has had in the electronics, semiconductor, and medical devices industries, and fits with both Siemens’ industry-oriented approach and its digitalization vision (bringing realization into