Bayer Biopharmaceutical: Garbagnate, Italy
The World Economic Forum says that most companies use less than 1% of the data they generate. Bayer, on the other hand, makes the most of its data, leading to a 25% drop in maintenance costs and while gaining 30-40% in operational efficiency.
Bosch Automotive: Wuxi, China
Bosch used data analytics to "deeply understand and eliminate output losses, simulate and optimize process settings, and predict machine interruptions before they occur," the forum says.
Haier: Qingdao, China
Use of AI has facilitated a "user-centric mass customization model" with electronic products made on-demand. Maintenance needs are predicted before incurring downtime via a a remote AI supported, central intelligent service cloud platform.
Johnson & Johnson Depuy Synthes: Cork, Ireland
Johnson & Johnson
This Irish factory that makes replacement hip and knee joints implements the IIoT to allow legacy M2M communication, leading to a 10% reduction in operating costs and 5% drop in machine downtime.
Phoenix Contact: Bad Pyrmont and Blomberg, Germany
Seeing double is good for the electronics manufacturer, which relies heavy on digital twins at its third largest construction project, opened in 2017. The customer-specific clones have cut production time for repairs or replacements by 30%.
Procter & Gamble: Rakona, Czech Republic
Procter & Gamble
Production lines here, in a plant built in 1875, can seamlessly change the product being manufactured with a push of a button, an innovation that reduced costs by 20% and upped output by a whopping 160%.
Schneider Electric: Vaudreuil, France
Schneider Electric's overall sharing of best practices across its multinational force allow each site to reap the benefits of the others, via its EcoStruxure platform. They saved 10% on energy and 30% on maintenance.
Siemens: Chengdu, China
Bu leveraging augmented reality to create 3D simulations, Siemens has optimized its production lines to the utmost. The end result is reduced cycle time and 300% jump in output
Fast Radius: Chicago, USA
The lone American company uses real-time analytics and globally positioned distribution 3D printing farms to maintain rapid turnaround times to deliver prototypes and custom parts.