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Top 10 Smart Factory Solution Companies in Europe - 2021

Industry 4.0 is well underway. Incorporating automation, artificial intelligence, and other smart technologies has the potential to transform businesses In the manufacturing world. To survive in the market, every business, whether in the automotive or high-tech manufacturing industries, must make use of cutting-edge industrial technologies revolutionizing factory processes. Automation can also help in increasing outputs and efficiency while reducing costs and risks that human operators face while operating hazardous equipment. Factories built in the future will make use of intelligent and networked systems that go beyond standard automation. These smart systems, powered by a continual stream of data that is generated from business operations, enable them to learn and evolve to new demands in the industry.

Smart Factories enable real-time communication between machines, factories, and logistics, allowing for improved insight into end-to-end supply chain activities. Several processes, such as Compliance, regulatory, and quality reporting needs that would need several people putting in hours of work can all be done in an automated fashion using IoT. Recently developed 3D printers are increasingly being used to reduce the cost of the final product. They’re getting cheaper, faster, and more precise, with the ability to handle a larger range of materials. As a result, manufacturers have to lead the automation race in order to stay competitive and meet the demand for manufactured goods in both established and emerging markets.

To help organizations select the best Smart Factory Solution Providers, we present to you Manufacturing Technology Insights’ “Top 10 Smart Factory Solution Providers - 2021.”

    Top Smart Factory Solution Companies in Europe

  • SBIA is a high-tech company that specializes in developing of industrial and building automation, production improvement tools, facility management systems, control and analytics systems, and software development. One of SBIA's top-line products, relative to smart factory subjects, is the WS-AS (WorkStation Analysis System). It was developed almost ten years ago for a prominent pharmaceutical manufacturer in Greece. If fulfils the need for efficient production management, problem reporting, analytics and predicting production losses. It provides advanced tools for analysing and reporting 31 different variables of every monitored workstation and it can be implemented in any machine regardless make, vendor or technology. The company is dedicated and works methodically towards a single and particular target, and that is no other than rising to an EU-wide player and broader recognition among the top.

  • E80 Group specializes in the development of automated and integrated intralogistics solutions for consumer goods manufacturers and distribution centers, mainly operating in the food, beverage and tissue sectors. Thanks to innovative technologies and a thorough understanding of the customers' logistic processes, the group anticipated the concept of Industry 4.0 – smart, sustainable and interconnected factories – back in the 1990s. In addition to hardware systems, the Group has developed the SM.I.LE80 (Smart Integrated Logistics) software platform that ensures the integration of systems and flows and the total traceability of the products handled, from the entry of raw materials right through to shipping. As of today, E80 has completed more than 300 integrated factories in various parts of the world and installed over 2000 robotic systems, 5000 automatic laser guided vehicles and, since 2016, 35 automated high-density warehouses. To be closer to its customers, the Group has opened 14 subsidiaries in various countries around the world and offers 24/7 consulting and after-sales services to guarantee the top plant efficiency over time.

  • Bossard Group

    Bossard Group

    Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, Bossard Group is among the market leaders in fastening technology in Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific. Bossard is a global network of companies with 2,500 employees in 31 countries and carefully selected international partners in all regions of the world. Bossard Group brings proven productivity and sustainability to every assembly operation in the world. For many years, it has dedicated its efforts towards a sustainable strategy in order to deliver value to its customers and make the world a bit better.

  • Elisa


    Elisa Smart Factory delivers the most complete intelligent manufacturing suite that empowers the world’s leading manufacturers to make innovative products. Its Data Intelligence Platform seamlessly connects any machine or data source, smartly unifies data for greater access, and confidently predicts outcomes in real-time and scale. This gives manufacturers the ability to optimize all sales and operations planning (S&OP) and manufacturing operations management and execution (MOM/MES) processes of their business—from the shop floor to the top floor — to drive business transformation.

  • Mobile Smart Factory

    Mobile Smart Factory

    Mobile Smart Factory supports companies in optimizing supply chain performance by providing plug-and-print solutions in shipping containers for cost-efficient 3D metal and polymer production and repair services. Mobile Smart Factory is a modular container factory equipped with 3D printing devices to provide flexible and reliable production capacities wherever needed. It enables a cost-efficient and fast supply of metal and plastic parts by covering the entire Additive Manufacturing process, including pre-and post-processing.

  • PackIOT


    PackIOT is on a mission is to support manufacturers to initiate or improve their digital transformation journey. Through IOT, Big Data, AI, and Machine Learning, it helps its clients to access powerful reports and get actionable insights to run their businesses more efficiently. Using the solutions, businesses can start collecting and analyzing their data in real-time with their plug-and-play cloud-based production software. Its gateway gets connected to any existing PLC’s and in only 2 days PackIOT is running.

  • plus10


    plus10 is a Fraunhofer IPA spin-off for automated production optimization based in Augsburg and Stuttgart, Germany. It develops self-learning optimization software especially for fully automated and complex machines and plants in manufacturing lines. With its algorithm packages, it brings its customers an average of +10% productivity and thus AI from hype to reality. The company’s tools continuously extract the value of data. With its machine learning algorithms, it digs into the behavior of machines. 

  • Smart Factory

    Smart Factory

    Smart Factory is an innovative startup, entirely Italian, born from the passion and ingenuity of a team of engineers who are experts in industrial production and software development. The company’s mission is to make Industry 4.0 a reality and bring Italian and international companies closer to the indisputable advantages of a Smart Factory, in which technology becomes an enabling factor for an interconnected, intelligent, and more performing factory thanks to better human-machine collaboration.

  • Trilogis


    Trilogis is an innovative, dynamic and constantly growing Italian ICT specialist in advanced solutions in the fields of geography and computer science and in the management and tracking of people and equipment both outdoor and indoor. Trilogis technologies are applied to several sectors such as Environment & Territory, MultiUtilities & Industry, Smart City & Smart Building, Health & Care. Trilogis promotes innovation in the areas of smart city and smart building with its products and solutions, but also through the study and introduction of standards and best practices, to help cities and companies to become more and more intelligent, also opening new market opportunities.

  • S Engineering

    S Engineering

    S-Engineering is a Ukrainian engineering company, represented on the world market by “SE Group International”. The company is an EPC contractor in the field of automation and power supply of industrial enterprises