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Industrial Machinery and Components

Optimise customer experiences and deliver personalised products and solutions at scale and as a service.

Practical advice during times of uncertainty

How can technology help industrial manufactures recover?

Explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on industrial manufacturing and components
SAP Industries Forum 2020: Industrial Manufacturing

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Industrial manufacturing software supports digitalization

SAP software can help you provide customised, connected products and solutions; personalise and improve customer experiences; and support aftermarket and outcome-based services.

See how customers are succeeding with SAP

SAP Road Map for Industrial Manufacturing Companies

See how our intelligent solutions support the end-to-end value chain of industrial manufacturing companies, delivering a superior customer experience with integrated, automated processes connected to the real world.

Current release highlights

  • Intelligent product design with 3D visual enterprise and variant configuration functionality
  • Machine learning to improve lead propensity assessment and identify customers at risk
  • Improved demand forecast collaboration with partners 
  • Embedded machine learning and conversational AI (bots) within service and support processes 

Upcoming innovations

  • Machine learning for intelligent product configuration and context-driven services
  • Enhanced forecasting, inventory planning, and multistage inventory optimisation
  • Predictive material requirements planning with interactive capabilities
  • Integrated asset networks and predictive services, including analytics and KPIs

Future plans

  • Personalise customer experiences with intelligent orchestration across stages and channels
  • Extend decision support in sales and operations processes, such as profitability analysis
  • Develop machine learning across manufacturing execution and operations processes 
  • Deploy digital twin platforms for asset lifecycle collaboration with customers and partners

Get the facts

10 %

reduction in total manufacturing costs.

SAP Performance Benchmarking

-69 %

lost orders in which management reviews orders, pipeline, and delivery performance.

SAP Performance Benchmarking

82 %

lower FTEs per billion of spend in organisations where suppliers self-register and maintain their profile information.

SAP Performance Benchmarking

Solve your specific industrial manufacturing needs

Attain operational excellence with Intelligent ERP

Discover how Intelligent ERP can help you compete in the new digital economy by streamlining core customer engagement, asset management, and financial processes.

Pave the way for delightful customer experiences

Offer your customers tailor-made solutions delivered at scale and as a service by weaving together siloed processes, intelligent technologies, and real-world data threads.

Create a winning strategy for Industry 4.0

Explore SAP’s strategy for Industry 4.0 and how you can leverage Industry 4.0 to turn challenges into opportunities, connect with customers, and integrate partners.

Find industrial manufacturing software that supports your needs


Learn how you can compete profitability in the digital age by using a proven technology framework to adopt industrial manufacturing best practices for your enterprise. Achieve operational excellence across core customer engagement, manufacturing, and financial practices – and your business as a whole.

SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence

Connect your equipment, people, and operations digitally to your extended supply chain by leveraging the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Get the manufacturing intelligence and visibility you need to run in real time – and tightly integrate your manufacturing processes with business operations.

Jump-start your transition to an intelligent enterprise

Accelerate implementation time, reduce risks, and get ready for your digital journey with the SAP Model Company service for Industrial Machinery & Components.

SAP Model Company for Industrial Machinery & Components

Become a digital leader with a prepackaged service that delivers predefined end-to-end business processes, test cases, configuration guidelines, and project accelerators for your industry. 

What are the leading analysts saying about SAP?

Building resilience in the face of disruption

Find out why IDC reports that adding predictive capabilities and intelligence to asset management is the industrial manufacturing industry’s biggest opportunity for transforming business and staying resilient in uncertain times.

Uncover keys to success from industry experts

Learn how you can overcome some of your greatest challenges today and in the future by becoming an interconnected company that can deploy technology across the industry value chain to create transparency.

Simplify and improve your business with the latest innovations

Reimagine B2B and own the experience economy

See how you can reimagine your business model to meet rising customer demands and win in the experience economy, even as more B2B digital commerce sells directly to consumers.

Get the latest news and trends from experts

Judy Cubiss
Director, Global Marketing Lead – Automotive and Industrial Manufacturing

Raising the stakes on industry evolution

See how midsize discrete manufacturers foster a culture of innovation and agile operation that pivots and responds to market dynamics.

Robert Merlo
VP, Digital Supply Chain and Manufacturing

Adding flexibility to manufacturing with 3D printing

Learn how 3D printing maintains manufacturing fitness in a competitive  environment with prototyping, replacement parts, individualization, and sustainability. 

Richard Howells
Global VP of IoT and Digital Supply Chain

Realising the promise of Industry 4.0

Explore the complex challenges of achieving the fourth industrial revolution to digitally transform manufacturing in both discrete and process industries.

Communities and Events

SAP Industrial Manufacturing Community

Find out how our community can help you run your machinery and components manufacturing processes better through topics that include digitalization, trends, and customer news.

Manage your industrial machinery and components business enterprise-wide

Explore our comprehensive solutions for all business processes across all industries to find the solutions you need to build a connected business.

Human Resources

Simplify HR processes and engage your workforce to drive better business results, empower your workforce, and develop your talent.


Bring together financial processes with automated, real-time analytics, and translate them into forward-looking business insight across the entire organisation.

Procurement and Networks

Streamline procurement processes across your organisation, driving compliance and control while cutting costs and risks.


Take advantage of in-depth data analysis, predictions, and processing of complex events, and combine data from a variety of sources into one, integrated platform.

Database and Data Management

Leverage business applications that use the latest technology advancements – including the SAP HANA platform, cloud, mobile, and more.

Application Development and Integration

Deploy high-velocity, intelligent edge applications using business and technology services.

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