Fewer resources, more automation and higher quality

Whether your manufacturing operations are continuous, batch or discrete, you always need better ways to monitor, manage and maintain your assets. The IBM Maximo® Application Suite uses data and AI to help manufacturers reduce waste, minimize defects and downtime, meet regulatory requirements, and build more sustainable business operations. 

The IBM Maximo® Application Suite delivers AI- and IoT-driven solutions for enterprise asset management (EAM), production optimization through asset performance management (APM), and includes visual inspection to help you solve quality assurance challenges and digitally transform your business, all in a single cloud-based platform that leverages intelligent automated workflows, edge computing and the power of hybrid cloud.

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Improve maintenance practices and plans

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Analyze historical and real-time data to determine asset health, predict impending failures, and automate condition-based maintenance and schedules.

Understand assets in operational context

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Use asset health and performance data to help operations, maintenance and finance personnel make smarter decisions about scheduling, replacements and new investments.

Jump-start your Industry 4.0 transformation

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Deploy low-code and no-code capabilities that add AI-enabled remote asset monitoring, predictive maintenance, and visual inspection to your existing production capabilities.

Increase sustainability and safety

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Improve energy efficiency, reduce the carbon footprint and waste in plants, and create a safer environment for employees.  


Maximo for Manufacturers – Built for any operation

From processing natural resources to creating industrial products, IBM Maximo® Application Suite integrates with business management systems such as ERP and MES to help you improve manufacturing operations, reliability, and performance. Reduce risk, maintain compliance and increase ROI with applications built on 30+ years of market-leading technology. Centrally manage assets — such as automation, production lines and robotics — on a single platform, and automate maintenance, inspection and repair workflows while boosting first-time fix rates.

Asset Performance Management

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Monitor, maintain and manage your asset performance

IBM Maximo Asset Performance Management (APM) leverages AI and IoT to optimize monitoring, maintenance and replacement actions based on historical and current asset health, real time performance, and weather (condition based) data. Make smarter decisions, increase uptime, and minimize equipment failure and unplanned repair work.

Visual Inspection

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Monitor production and diagnose issues

IBM Maximo Visual Inspection adds intelligent “eyes” to your operations with AI-powered computer vision. The intuitive toolset utilizes deep-learning vision models for real-time error and defect detection. Combined with off-the-shelf mobile and edge devices, your enterprise can implement an automated platform that integrates with maintenance and quality workflows and notifies key stakeholders of potential quality and performance issues immediately.


How to create more sustainable operations—one asset at a time

Discover why IoT data and AI are key to greener decisions for your operations, your customers and the planet.

Building smart manufacturing operations

A think session for building smart manufacturing operations powered by advanced technologies.

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