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The future of production

The intelligent factory networks manufacturing processes and logistics

Set the course with digital manufacturing

Some 200 billion euros – this is what strategy consultants at McKinsey in Germany estimate the increase in growth will be by 2025, if companies implement the smart factory concept. This aspect alone makes one thing clear: only those who network their factories intelligently with a greater focus on digitalization will be able to further optimize their value chains. The supply chains and production networks are so complex that companies can no longer implement them on their own. As a rule the manufacturing companies follow the path to transformation on a step-by-step basis. T-Systems is on hand for you with digital solutions and expertise.

A clear strategy for secure transformation

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Quicker and more flexible reactions to increasingly individual customer requirements, reductions to outage times, high capacity, process optimization and cost savings – all this and more is possible with a transformation towards digital manufacturing. However, when developing intelligent factories companies need a clear strategy. All information must be continuously available right from the planning stage – we help our customers with this.

Digital manufacturing – more than just automated production

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Only when a process chain is continuously optimized can the smart factory fully utilize its intelligence. As such we are always thinking outside the box where production is concerned. 
The basis for all applications is a secure infrastructure, which we can provide with 5G-campus-networks and edge computing. In this way, quick and secure connections are guaranteed in real time.

Augmented & virtual reality enable proactive production with solutions for maintenance, tracking & tracing of all materials in stock, up to anomaly recognition and optimization of the entire product life cycle, as well as data management from the cloud and real time analysis of large data volumes.

Networking in the digital factory

Improve production and logistics quality, achieve more transparency and greater flexibility, or reduce production costs – with intelligent data management. (Video in German language)


Professional system integration

Thanks to the T-Systems' integration skills you can continue to use your existing networks and IT landscapes, adopt already digitalized processes, gradually develop new functions, and implement optimized processes. State-of-the-art MES systems build the foundation for a quick introduction and professional rollout.

The future of production

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As if by magic, the driverless transport vehicles move through the factory hall, resupplying the production employees with the necessary components. Everything becomes quicker and more efficient. Or to use a another phrase: more intelligent. As such, automotive companies and suppliers, such as Magna Steyr in Graz, are completely set on transforming their operations into smart factories with the help of T-Systems. This way they can operate more flexibly, have greater control over capacity, and more effectively deal with time pressure.

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We support you

T-Systems accompanies companies on their step-by-step journey to creating digital factories:

In many companies the desire for digitalization is there. Often they have numerous ideas – but the way to proceed is not always clear. T-Systems helps you to focus on exactly those things, which will really help your business. This includes detailed consultation with our experts with regard to all aspects of digitalization. In each case, a workshop in which we develop an appropriate solution together with you and likewise talk about the design of the business model is helpful.

Then we are already through to the practical stage: for the proof of concept, an actual use case is implemented so that the potential solution for your company can be correctly evaluated. Following on from this is the rollout with fitting end-to-end solution as well as operation and services for the desired applications.

What's very important: this is far from the end of the support that we offer you. Because of course we continue to optimize your ongoing processes, drive your transformation forward, and provide additional service measures for your business. 

Let’s get in touch

We are happy to provide you with the right experts and to answer your questions – by phone or email.

Learn more about the integrated T-Systems' approach

The factory of the future is based on networking. As such we always take into account the connections within your company at all levels. To connect the various systems with one another, we analyze the value chain in its entirety. We carry out a value stream analysis and present the pain points in a heat map. From this we generate a recommendation for the necessary action steps and derive an actual implementation roadmap.

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