Top 20 Manufacturing Technology Consulting/Services Companies - 2013

Today, innovation and manufacturing capabilities are dispersed around the globe. Global supply chains, localized products and virtualized product development are changing the nature of manufacturing. Additionally, manufacturers must adopt new business models to move from pure product selling to services and solutions for their end customers. Expanding into new markets, sourcing of scarce raw materials and compliance with stringent regulations also raise challenges for the manufacturing organizations of today.

Spread across high-tech, automotive, industrial equipment, life sciences and more, the globally competitive manufacturing sectors that invent and make high-value-added products are availing leading-edge technologies to streamline and optimize their operations. Software solutions that address all aspects of manufacturing sector are proving to be the game changer here. Expertise in leading ERP and BPM systems, clubbed with the power of Cloud and Big Data are helping the manufacturing companies deal with industry consolidation, global supply chain complexity and volatile commodity prices and thereby perform operations at peak efficiency.

From roadmap definition to design, implementation and maintenance, manufacturing clients get the business results they expect from their technology investments and outsourcing programs.

In the last few months, we looked at hundreds of solution providers and consulting companies and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of tackling the challenges of the manufacturing industry.

In our selection we examined the vendors capability to fulfill the needs of manufacturing companies by offering products, solutions and services that support core business processes. We also evaluated the vendor capabilities related to deployment of cloud, Big Data and analytics, mobility, and Business Intelligence in the specific context of the manufacturing business.

We present to you CIOReview's 20 Most Promising Manufacturing Technology Solution and Consulting Providers 2013.

Top Manufacturing Technology Consulting/Services Companies

Helping customers increase ERP investments while reducing implementation costs

Helping customers achieve business goals and optimized results from their technology investments and initiatives

Provider of business technology solutions specializing in ERP systems implementation for Microsoft Dynamics GP Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics AX

Industry analyst firm providing market insights on the use of IT in industries

Delivering highly responsive and innovative solutions that help clients align their IT strategy with business goals

Process improvement and business management consulting firm focused on optimizing cloud applications to alleviate operational bottlenecks

Provides consulting services to industries helping clients achieve increased profitability higher efficiency and be more competitive in the marketplace

Helps customers improve processes and efficiencies by using optimal enterprise software

Providing consulting services in MES, Systems Integration and software validation

Manufacturing consultancy committedto building high levels of performance by providing a custom and integrated approach

Providing expertise training and support to help companies realize the full power of design technology

To provide fresh perspectives and clear methodologies to help organizations eliminate inefficiencies

Helping clients save money and drive revenue through the efficient use of cutting edge technology

Helping clients achieve and sustain customer-focused competitive advantage with significant bottom-line impact

Operational excellence advisory and resource firm that provides lean leadership facilitation training and education

Global provider of full- spectrum IT lifecycle solutions

Focused on ‘Information Maturity’—a key element in supporting organizations to achieve a high degree of Business Maturity

Operations improvement and systems integration firm providing enterprise-wide information systems

Research and ERP consulting firm to help its clients improve their business performance

Maximizing the value of SharePoint investment and possessing understanding of the SharePoint ecosystem