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Cognitive Manufacturing

Create faster and smarter design-to-production processes, accelerate time to market, and extend asset life with manufacturing insights, connected assets, intelligent automation and digital quality.


Key Challenges Reported by Manufacturing Leaders


Have Not Built Connected Workspaces


Struggle with Asset Health Management


Do Not Have Industry 4.0-Ready Equipment


Lack End-to-End Design-to-Market Visibility


Lack High-Value Asset and OpEx Spend Visibility


Cognitive manufacturing solutions leverage data aggregation and analysis and create a connected ecosystem that enables end-to-end visibility, reduces OpEx spend, improves asset health and accelerates time to market.

Manufacturing Insights

  • Global Insights
  • Plant Insights
  • KPI Insights
  • OEE Insights

Connected Assets

  • Asset Management
  • Machine / IoT Connectivity
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Prebuilt MES Integrations

Intelligent Automation

  • Transfer of PLM Data to Shop Floor
  • Process Optimization
  • Portfolio and Product Management

Digital Quality

  • AI-Enabled Vision Inspection
  • Digitization of Quality Records
  • Integrated Quality Systems


Our Cognitive Manufacturing Solutions Drive Measurable Business Value


Real-Time Asset Health Visibility


Improved Data Accessibility


Faster Design-to-Market Cycle


Higher Equipment Uptime


Productivity Gains


Through our proprietary, customized accelerators, we empower enterprises to leverage cutting-edge technologies to gain unprecedented visibility into inventory levels, manufacturing operations and high-value asset health.

Capture a clear view of global operations, leverage timely alerts and gain better visibility into operations performance.
  • KPI-driven insights into inventory levels and plant maintenance.
  • Equipment maintenance auditing and compliance.
  • Insights into equipment health and early warning notifications.
Predict machine breakdowns by continuously monitoring the health, utilization and efficiency of high-value assets.
  • Adherence to asset preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Health and utilization input for capacity and budget planning.
  • Timely alerts for failure rates, process breakdowns, etc.


Stay ahead of the curve and gain added value by tapping into our strong partner ecosystem and integration engineering expertise.

Insights & Resources

Explore these resources to learn more about our cognitive manufacturing solutions.


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White Papers

Stereo Vision and 3D Sensing

Stereo Vision and 3D Sensing are revolutionizing industries across the board, improving efficiency, safety and customer experience, and saving companies big bucks in the process.

White Papers

Cognitive Manufacturing – The Journey to a Smarter Factory

Discover how you can overcome rising input costs, supply uncertainties and dampening demand, and capture the maximum value from your processes.


A360 Asset Manager – Gain High-Value Asset Visibility

Bristlecone A360 Asset Manager brings together the best of IoT, analytics and cloud to deliver end-to-end insights into your molds and other high-value assets.


Cognitive Manufacturing’s Role in the Automotive Industry

COVID-19 left auto manufacturers in need of next-gen solutions that enable them to better anticipate disruptions. Cognitive manufacturing can help.


Cognitive Manufacturing Facts and Figures – Infographic

Manufacturing has changed very rapidly, giving rise to major challenges. Cognitive manufacturing enables visibility, reduces spend and accelerates time to market.


What Cognitive Manufacturing Technology Means for Knowledge Management

A lack of information isn’t the problem for today’s manufacturers. The problem is not having the means to effectively manage and leverage the information.


Applications for Cognitive Manufacturing

Cognitive technologies revolutionize manufacturing, with applications across product quality, asset performance, and resource and supply chain optimization.

Case Studies

Automaker Taps into Industry 4.0 Tech to Increase Efficiency and Reduce Energy Spend

IoT sensors, cloud data engineering, analytics, geofencing and other Industry 4.0 technologies drive visibility into inventory, assets and energy spend.

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