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Strategic partnerships

PEER Group’s partners provide technology or implementation capabilities that improve our ability to provide customers with the best possible solution to their factory automation software requirements.

For details about other types of partnerships (e.g., our distributors and implementation partners in specific geographies), please see our Contacts page.

Applied Materials, Inc.

AMAT LogoApplied Materials is the world’s leading supplier of factory automation software applications to the semiconductor, solar/PV, LED and MEMS manufacturing markets. Applied’s Integrated Manufacturing, Factory Performance and Equipment Performance applications perfectly complement PEER Group’s industry-leading equipment automation products and services, enabling us to deliver the highest functioning factory automation solutions. PEER Group sells, delivers, and integrates three Applied Materials products to the North American high technology manufacturing market: SMARTFACTORY, APF Real-Time Dispatcher, and E3.


Microsoft PartnerSince becoming a Microsoft partner in 1996, PEER Group has consistently met the highest requirements demanded by the Microsoft Partner Network. Having previously attained competencies for both Gold Independent Software Vendor and Silver Software Development, PEER Group continues to meet and exceed Microsoft customers’ rapidly advancing needs for the latest software technology by attaining the Gold Application Development competency in December of 2012. This is Microsoft’s latest, most advanced capability measure, combining and superseding the Software Development and Independent Software Vendor competencies from previous years. With this accomplishment, PEER Group is an elite class of manufacturing software companies and is dedicated to providing the most innovative and highest quality software solutions based on Microsoft technology.

Brooks Automation, Inc.

Brooks AutomationBrooks Automation is a leading worldwide provider of automation solutions and integrated subsystems to the global semiconductor and related industries. Using its industry-leading tool automation software product, PEER Tool Orchestrator (PTO®), PEER Group provides complete automation software solutions for Brooks Automation’s vacuum and atmospheric wafer transport systems and ensure that the OEM customer’s platform meets all SEMI automation standards and fab-specific automation scenarios.

Owens Design, Inc.

Owens DesignOwens Design provides engineering and manufacturing services to capital equipment companies in the semiconductor, solar, and related high-technology industries. PEER Group provides the automation software solution for Owens Design’s Metrology Automation Platform.


PEER Group belongs to several industry-specific associations that regulate manufacturing operations. Our ongoing participation in these strategic partnerships keeps us informed about industry advancements and empowers us to help position our clients for the future.

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OPC Foundation
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