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Production and operations

HFS Top 10: Industry 4.0 Service Providers, 2022

Accenture ranked number 1 in Industry 4.0 services

Struggling to deliver on the promise of digital operations?

Let’s push for “intelligence everywhere”​

Seizing the benefits of digital at scale

For discrete manufacturers

  • Faster delivery times, speed to market
  • Demand for hyper personalization and customization
  • Reach global customer base and increase sustainability
  • Frequent product cycle rollouts and retirements
  • Changes in trade regulation that often require relocation
  • Price and cost uncertainty due to macroeconomic volatility

For process manufacturers

  • Compressive disruption and shrinking margins due to product commoditization
  • Global market competition
  • Feedstock variability
  • Social pressure to reduce environmental footprint and improve safety
  • An increased customer focus on the use of chemicals
  • Long tail of small orders customized products


Manufacturing strategy & op model

  • Manufacturing & Digital Strategy
  • Manufacturing Op Model Design
  • Manufacturing Operational Excellence
  • Network Optimization & Contract Manufacturing
  • Design to Margin for Manufacturing

Manufacturing operations systems

  • Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES / MOM)
  • Industrial Control Systems (PLC / SCADA / DCS)
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Operations Command Center (Control Tower, iROC)

Smart connected production

  • Operations Digital Twin
  • Advanced Production Analytics

Dow & Accenture reimagine manufacturing

Specific services

Unlock value through manufacturing transformation

Unlocking value and capacity in existing assets by focusing on foundational improvements, process and leadership engagement to drive higher production levels and reduce cost.

Digitizing pharma manufacturing at scale

Leveraging digital technologies to transform product development, scaled manufacturing and supply chain operations in the pharmaceutical industry.

Warming up to becoming data driven

Industry X powers urban heating with efficiency and sustainability

Discovering digital depths

Petrofac and Accenture are digitally transforming upstream operations, engineering and construction services.

Moving to the New with smart manufacturing

Magneti Marelli’s transformation journey uses digital technologies to improve manufacturing operations.

Awards & recognition


HfS Top Ten Report for Industry 4.0 Services

Accenture ranked No.1 in 2022. Learn more.


IDC MarketScape Names Accenture a Smart Manufacturing Services Leader

A Worldwide leader in the 2021 report.

Verdantix 2020 Green Quadrant for Operational Excellence Digital Services

A leader in this market worldwide.

From our magazine

What we think

How digital twins enable autonomous operations

Manufacturing systems need to evolve to support manufacturer's transformation toward data-driven adaptive operations.

Cloud-enabled manufacturing operations

Accenture details cloud manufacturing success strategies for companies bringing manufacturing operations management systems into the cloud.

Capture value from collaboration

Explore how to better connect your business functions.

Our leaders

Pascal Brosset

Managing Director – Industry X, Production & Operations Global Lead

Peter Frandina

Managing Director – Industry X, Production & Operations, North America Lead