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    Industrial Machinery and Components

    Optimize customer experiences and deliver personalized 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

    Watch the on-demand Webcast.

    Industrial manufacturing software supports digitalization

    SAP software can help you provide customized, connected products and solutions; personalize 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 optimization
    • Predictive material requirements planning with interactive capabilities
    • Integrated asset networks and predictive services, including analytics and KPIs

    Future plans

    • Personalize 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 organizations 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

    SAP S/4HANA Cloud

    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.

    Become a best-run midsize discrete manufacturing company

    Discover?how some midsize manufacturers are thriving, despite a backdrop of major?disruption in their industry, in this IDC InfoBrief sponsored by SAP.

    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

    Realizing 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 organization.

    Procurement and Networks

    Streamline procurement processes across your organization, 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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