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Forging ahead in manufacturing

Find out how manufacturers are uniquely positioned to drive sustainability while saving costs and improving safety in their operations, using cloud-based automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI).

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing

Seamlessly connect people, assets, workflow, and business processes—and move forward with resilience—with end-to-end, open-standard manufacturing solutions.

Environmentally sustainable operations are critical—and gaining momentum

Join companies that are addressing sustainability to create new growth opportunities and drive efficiencies.

20%

of global CO2 emissions come from the manufacturing and production sectors1

650B+

cubic meters of water were withdrawn by industry in 20172

31%

of manufacturers are using new sustainable materials in their supply chains3


Optimize energy consumption

Drive new levels of agility, safety, and sustainability by optimizing your equipment and processes with innovative Internet of Things (IoT), AI, and mixed reality solutions.

Reducing energy use and scrap

Jabil, a manufacturing solution provider, uses cloud analytics to increase yield while reducing cycle times and risks.

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Boosting sustainability across the business

Unilever is using digital technology to generate insights that help the company transform its supply chain, meet customer needs, and support its sustainability commitments.

Reduce emissions and carbon footprint

With cloud technologies and more sustainable business practices, reduce the environmental impact of your operations. Start with collecting data on scopes 1, 2, and 3 emissions to establish benchmarks and report progress.

Transforming processes to use less, produce more

An Azure-based platform has helped steel manufacturer Outokumpu save energy and increase output.

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Building intelligent factory ecosystems

Manufacturing solution provider Hexagon uses data to help customers improve processes while lowering its carbon impact.

Improve water and waste management

Help reduce water consumption and wasted materials by designing for sustainability throughout the product and services lifecycles and improving forecasting.

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Saving water with real-time monitoring and control

Ecolab helped Archer Daniels Midland conserve 2.3B gallons of water a year.

Integrating data for sustainable water solutions

Grundfos, a pump manufacturer, used IoT data to gain better understanding of information to solve climate challenges.

Drive responsible value chain practices

Move from monitoring and managing individual assets to monitoring and optimizing whole environments. Improve visibility with digitized solutions to predict trends, prescribe actions, and go forward sustainably.

Reducing food waste with better tracking

With digital verification, Bühler Group is increasing transparency and traceability and decreasing food waste.

Helping to protect frontline factory workers—hands-free

Honeywell used head-mounted, voice-activated tablet devices with Microsoft Teams for conducting factory work more safely.

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Saving energy with smart food storage

Danfoss, an HVAC appliances manufacturer, is helping grocery stores boost efficiency with data-driven food storage.


Find solutions for manufacturing provided by global partners


Accelerate sustainability with Microsoft products for manufacturing

Azure

Accelerate your smart factory modernization.

Dynamics 365

Deliver new products, services, and experiences.

HoloLens 2

Discover the ways that mixed reality is transforming manufacturing.

Microsoft 365

Equip and upskill your workforce.

Microsoft Teams

Empower your frontline workforce with simple and secure solutions.

Microsoft Power Platform

Create intelligent apps and automate processes with low-code solutions.

Autonomous systems with AI

Optimize manufacturing processes and drive innovation with Microsoft AI.