Increase manufacturing efficiency with AWS

Leverage innovative technologies with data from existing shop floor systems to improve processes, identify bottlenecks, and detect anomalies in real time.
Automotive manufacturers need to connect millions of disparate machines (including legacy systems with different protocols) and analyze massive amounts of data to uncover insights, develop automation tools, and predict potential issues such as equipment failure or product defects.

Benefits

Purpose-built solutions
AWS provides the most comprehensive and advanced set of Industrial IoT, AI, and ML solutions available to connect and manage machines and systems inside the four walls and across the supply chain, generate actionable insights with real-time and predictive analytics, and improve quality and efficiency while reducing downtime and costs.
Unmatched experience
For more than 25 years, Amazon has improved its distribution operations using cutting-edge automation, machine learning, and robotics, with AWS at its core. We bring the technology innovations, experience, and knowledge from this experience of running the world’s largest retailer to our customer engagements.
Broadest community
The AWS Partner community offers the broadest suite of partner solutions to address more automotive manufacturing workloads than any other cloud provider.

Manufacturing solutions and services

AWS offers solutions and services purpose-built for the automotive industry. Discover how AWS Manufacturing solutions help you optimize throughout the automotive manufacturing process.

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Amazon Lookout for Equipment

Amazon Lookout for Equipment analyzes the data from the sensors on your equipment (for example, pressure in a generator, flow rate of a compressor, revolutions per minute of fans), to automatically train a machine learning model based on just your data, for your equipment – with no ML expertise required.

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Amazon Lookout for Vision

Amazon Lookout for Vision is a machine learning (ML) service that uses computer vision (CV) to spot defects in manufactured products at scale.

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Amazon Monitron

Amazon Monitron captures vibration and temperature data from your equipment via wireless sensors, which can be set up in minutes using the Amazon Monitron mobile app with no ML experience or development work required.

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AWS Panorama

AWS Panorama is a machine learning Appliance and Software Development Kit (SDK) that allows organizations to bring CV to on-premises cameras to make predictions locally with high accuracy and low latency.

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AWS Industrial IoT

AWS Industrial IoT (IIoT) solutions bring machines, cloud computing, analytics, and people together to improve the performance and productivity of industrial processes. With IIoT, industrial companies can digitize processes, transform business models, and improve performance and productivity, while decreasing waste.

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Amazon Virtual Andon

The Amazon Virtual Andon solution provides a scalable Andon system to help optimize processes, support the transition to predictive maintenance, and prevent future equipment issues.

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Machine to Cloud Connectivity Framework

The Machine to Cloud Connectivity Framework provides operational technology (OT) managers with secure machine and industrial equipment connectivity to AWS.

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Volkswagen Industrial Cloud

Volkswagen Group manufactures some 11 million cars per year and brings 200 million parts per day into its factories—a massive scale at which to operate an effective global supply chain. Volkswagen is working with AWS to move its 124 factory sites to a single architecture: the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud.

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Autodesk Forge on AWS

Autodesk Forge is a cloud developer platform for building custom software applications, workflows, and integrations across industries such as manufacturing, architecture, engineering, and construction.

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Deloitte Smart Factory Fabric

Deloitte Smart Factory Fabric is a pre-configured suite of cloud-based IoT applications for the smart factory delivers operational insights to improve performance and reduce costs by increasing visibility, improving production, improving quality, and reducing unplanned downtime.

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AWS services

AWS Snowball, a part of the AWS Snow Family, is an edge computing, data migration, and edge storage device that comes in two options.
Amazon Forecast is a time-series forecasting service based on machine learning (ML) and built for business metrics analysis.
AWS IoT Core lets you connect billions of IoT devices and route trillions of messages to AWS services without managing infrastructure.
AWS IoT Greengrass is an open-source edge runtime and cloud service for building, deploying, and managing device software.
AWS IoT SiteWise is a managed service that simplifies collecting, organizing, and analyzing industrial equipment data.
AWS Glue is a serverless data integration service that makes it easy to discover, prepare, and combine data for analytics, machine learning, and application development.
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is an object storage service offering industry-leading scalability, data availability, security, and performance.
AWS Lambda is a serverless, event-driven compute service that lets you run code for virtually any type of application or backend service without provisioning or managing servers.
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud.
Amazon SageMaker helps data scientists and developers to prepare, build, train, and deploy high-quality machine learning (ML) models quickly by bringing together a broad set of capabilities purpose-built for ML.
Amazon AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed non-persistent desktop and application service for remotely accessing your work.
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud.
Amazon ElastiCache is a fully managed, in-memory caching service supporting flexible, real-time use cases.

Customer stories

Learn how leading automotive companies are transforming their businesses with AWS Manufacturing solutions.

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Volkswagen Group on AWS

The Volkswagen Group plans to revolutionize its global operations, building the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud on AWS with the goal of becoming the world’s leading software-driven automotive company.

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Innovate with key industry partners

Engage with a global community of AWS Partners who have demonstrated technical expertise and customer success in building solutions on AWS.

Resources

Check out AWS Automotive blog posts, videos, podcasts, and other resources to learn more and stay up to date on the latest developments.

Featured resource

Smart Factory Optimization in the Cloud

Focus on optimizing your factory operations, not on the infrastructure needed to make it happen.

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Ebook

Cloud-enabled Smart Factory

Manufacturers are embracing digital technologies to transform, and leveraging data to make data-driven decisions, further automate processes, and leverage innovations like machine learning, computer vision, and robotics.

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Blog

Communicate a bold vision (featuring Volkswagen)

Learn from Nihar Patel and Frank Goeller (Volkswagen) and Douglas Bellin (AWS) as they share their strategies for upgrading and replacing existing systems.

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How Cloud Solutions Help Transform Manufacturing Operations: Executive Series with Porsche AG’s Albrecht Reimold

The Volkswagen Group Digital Production Platform (DPP) is making a significant contribution to Porsche’s digital transformation within production and logistics.

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Get started

Automotive companies of all types and sizes—from global automakers to startups—rely on AWS. Contact our experts and start your own journey to the cloud today.
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