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AI in manufacturing: Productivity and profitability unleashed

Hear that? It’s industry 4.0 knocking on the factory door. To keep the data flowing, you’ll need AI solutions from NetApp® and our partners that work overtime, weekends, and holidays. Go ahead, let it in.

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How is AI used in manufacturing?

Just listen to that smart factory hum

Supply chains are volatile. Margins are slim. The competition is making great strides in putting emerging technologies to use. In other words, there’s no better time to move into the AI fast lane than right now… with the right expertise, of course.

NetApp and our partners deliver industry-leading, certified AI solutions with deep manufacturing data expertise to open the door to cost savings and efficiency boosts.

Intelligent maintenance

Put away the crystal ball. AI-connected sensors capture and analyze data from machine operations to identify potential breakdowns and accidents, and to predict downtime. We see big ROI in your future.

Quality control

AI on the factory floor gives you the power to detect product defects in real time, see that operations are being executed properly, and optimize product yields. Establish control in quality control.

Supply chain management

With an AI-integrated supply chain, prepare for real-time inventory management, valuable vendor insights, and raw material price forecasting. You won’t recognize your agile- decision-making self.

Process management

AI-powered automation in the factory enables safer operations, better energy efficiency, and optimized production. Not to mention shifting the focus of skilled workers to higher-value tasks.

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NetApp has shown us the power of its comprehensive suite of solutions, from all-flash storage systems to all opportunities offered by NetApp Cloud Data Services. The company has helped us capitalize on today’s business opportunities while we innovate for tomorrow.

Andrea Spina, Chief Information Officer, Ducati Motor Holding

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Industries

Manufacturing organizations everywhere use our AI solutions to gain valuable insights from the large amounts of data they generate. Here are a few key industries where you’ll find NetApp customers reaping big AI rewards.

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Automotive

From intelligent maintenance to process management, AI is being used everywhere throughout the automotive industry to increase quality, efficiency, and safety.

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Energy

Whether predicting electrical outages, optimizing resource use, or minimizing downtime in refineries, energy companies are using AI to accelerate key workflows that save time and money. 

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Food and beverage

By using machine vision software to train automated food analysis algorithms, AI is helping F&B producers improve quality control, sorting, and packaging across their production lines.

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