Spare part optimization: in this UC some results of the Forecasting Process used in Whirlpool to plan the production/storage/distribution of spare parts will be shared with strategic external part suppliers. As an expected impact, the Supplier will use this data to better plan their internal components and delivery to WHR warehouse, achieving an immediate reduction of overproduction and unnecessary storage of parts.


Predictive maintenance: in this UC prediction about the remaining useful life of some essential components of a sophisticated automatic clothes drier drums producing machines are shared with the equipment supplier. This external partner will use these data to plan preventive maintenance under contract and to optimize their design.


Automated product recommendation and lead generation: development of AI-based product recommendations in the wood-based materials sector and generation of business leads that are securely and reliably shared throughout the value chain.