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July 20, 2020
A new deal between SAP and Siemens combines SAP ERP systems with Siemens Teamcenter PLM platform, enabling companies to develop an end-to-end digital thread for manufacturing.
July 02, 2020
Servitization leads to more resilient and profitable businesses, but only a few manufacturers are fully enabled to adopt the new model, according to IDC.
June 11, 2020
A predictive maintenance vendor added a new warranty to its platform that pays customers $100,000 for repair if the AI-based prediction system fails to foresee a machine breakdown.
May 22, 2020
As the COVID-19 crisis disrupts industries, manufacturers can keep lines running by using machine health monitoring systems to manage equipment and diagnose problems remotely.
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