Connecting the factory to the future

The next industrial revolution is here. In Industry 4.0, you can give your people, processes and machines the ability to adapt in real time — and give your factory the advantage. Discover how IBM is ushering in this new era with cognitive manufacturing solutions that are transforming the value chain beyond the factory walls.

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Enterprise Operations

Operate at maximum output with minimum operational cost.

Asset Management and Optimization

Reduce planned and unplanned shutdowns, and overall asset maintenance costs.

Mueller gains competitive edge with Watson and cognitive

“We’ve become one of the leading steel building and roofing manufacturers in the United States. I attribute our success and growth to our customer outcome focus and our people—all 750 of them.”

—Mark Lack, Strategy Analytics and Business Intelligence Manager, Mueller Inc.

Ready for Industry 4.0?

Learn how to unlock insights from unstructured data to make decisions that increase quality and yield.

IBM Technology

Make Industry 4.0 a reality in your operation with cutting-edge technology and applications built to solve your biggest industry challenges.

Cloud

Access to your data and applications is critical for productivity and profitability. Scalable IBM Cloud solutions deliver real-time insights  to save time and control costs.

Artificial intelligence

Harness the power of IBM Watson to anticipate demand, pinpoint quality issues, and increase equipment uptime with predictive maintenance solutions.

Security

Safeguard your connected operations with security solutions to harden defenses, prevent attacks, protect sensitive data, and mitigate risk of IoT.

Internet of Things

Continuously monitor and analyze factory data with IoT solutions to identify potential machine problems, prevent downtime, and increase quality and yield.

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A Strange Exchange

What do a winemaker and an industrial expert have in common? More than you might think—including an understanding of quality, collaboration, and the importance of steel vats.

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Digital twin technologies for high-performance manufacturing

Find out how digital twin technology creates real-time interactive simulations of work in progress to help manufacturers improve innovation, efficiency and quality.

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IoT in the industrial sector

Advances in cloud, mobile, networking, analytics and the cost of sensors and actuators represent an opportunity to transform your services.

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Industry 4.0 meets Watson IoT

IBM Watson IoT® is helping businesses connect everything — from personal appliances to manufacturing equipment. Now everything can feel less like a thing and more like an essential part of life.

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