Collaboration for Manufacturing

Accelerate Innovation and Time to Market

Shorten time-to-market, develop skilled talent, and improve operational efficiency and supply-chain agility.

As a manufacturer, you face tough challenges today. Consumer expectations are shifting. Global competition is intense. Supply chains are becoming more complex. And then there are industry regulations. You have to adapt and innovate.

Every phase of the manufacturing lifecycle requires speed and agility. The pressure to reduce costs, accelerate production cycles, and optimize asset use pushes you to look for innovative ways to remain competitive. Manufacturing industry priorities include:

  • Improving operational efficiency
  • Accelerating innovation
  • Improving supply-chain agility
  • Recruiting and developing skilled talent

Explore how collaboration technology can help you meet your challenges with the Collaboration Use Case Tool.

Manufacturing Case Studies

See how manufacturers are using collaboration technology to improve innovation and efficiency.


Tire Manufacturer Improves Collaboration

Pirelli speeds innovation and boosts competitive position. (PDF - 260 KB)

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  • Bauer reduces cost of doing business
  • CAME Group solves field problems quicker while improving customer satisfaction
  • Dow Chemical achieves better visibility across the supply chain
  • Sub-Zero accelerates product design, streamlines field service, and improves production uptime (PDF - 597KB) Adobe PDF file

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Collaboration for Industries

Address business priorities by improving collaboration.

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Oversee plants with a small team of experts using Industrial Collaboration. (1:33 min)

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