Connect the factory of the future

Industry 4.0 optimizes your people, processes and equipment. IBM ushers in this new era by connecting siloed data, embedding intelligence and empowering workers.

15 percent

drop in unplanned downtime when equipment data is captured & analyzed*

Solution areas

Optimize your supply chain

Gain new visibility into risks and opportunities to build a more customer-centric supply chain.

Enhance your operations

Predict disruptions in equipment or production flow. Prescribe remedies to optimize productivity.

Improve worker safety

Predict workplace hazards in real time, with wearables and environmental sensors.

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SAP S/4HANA Migration and Consulting Services

Join hundreds of clients who've taken our assessment and enjoy benefits like increased productivity

IBM Cloud Migration

Let IBM handle your cloud migration complexities so you can focus on moving your business forward

Cyber Resilience Services

Prioritize cyber resilience to meet the increasing threat of cyber disruption

Who we work with

Sandvik digs deep with IoT

Sandvik partnered with Watson IoT™ to provide smarter, safer, more efficient operations.

L’Oreal’s Industry 4.0 transformation

Integrated sensors facilitate the right action at the right time for high quality production.

Detect product defects faster with AI

Combining AI with human expertise, CSOT is driving more accurate product inspections and minimizing risk.

IBM Technology

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


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.


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.

Trends and news

Are you ready for Industry 4.0?

Learn how today's manufacturing technology powers smart factories.

Global Industry Agenda

How can industrial products industry leaders seize opportunities today to win tomorrow?

Manufacturing and digital transformation

Read about Industry 4.0 in “The Manufacturing Side of Digital Transformation: Smart Factories. “

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