Harness the power of RPA in the manufacturing sector


The adoption and implementation of RPA help organizations with higher efficiency, cost savings and smart business processes. RPA helps to automate repetitive tasks in manufacturing environments while saving time for crucial business processes.

Softweb Solutions has over a decade of experience in helping companies to leverage RPA to enhance productivity and generate high ROIs. We specialize in providing end-to-end RPA services from evaluation, building strategy, development to deployment and maintenance.

  • Improved quality control
  • Optimized time-centric processes
  • Faster time-to-market
  • Increased agility in operations

Why RPA should be implemented in the manufacturing industry

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50% faster time to market

Manufacturing automation

90% increase in production

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40% lower operating costs

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95% accuracy in business decisions

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80% increase in a data-driven culture

Benefits of RPA in manufacturing

Increases productivityRPA implementation helps manufacturing enterprises to increase productivity by automating tedious, time-taking tasks and performing them with high precision and accuracy. It not only saves time for your workforce but also allows them to focus more on productive processes.
Reduces errors and wastageEvery manufacturer deals with inventory wastage and errors during manufacturing processes. RPA systems have a rule-based execution which minimizes the possibility of errors. RPA bots also automate scheduling and resolve manufacturing issues like manual mistakes and inventory wastage.
Improves qualityThere may be an increase in error rate when humans perform tedious and time-consuming manual tasks. These mistakes may not affect the final product but reduce its quality. On the other hand, robots are trained not to make mistakes. So, they produce higher quality products.
Saves costThe implementation of RPA platform involves a one-time investment compared to the recurring costs of manual labor, insurance, maintenance, administration, etc. Replacing manual labor with RPA bots for time-consuming tasks helps companies to save time and money in the long run.
Extensive manufacturing functionalitiesRPA bots have machine memory and faster processors capable of performing several tasks in a fraction of time, without any possibility of errors. With such potential, create RPA systems with uncountable manufacturing functionalities.
Collaboration between humans and botsRPA collects data from machine sensors and transmits it to obtain real-time insights providing digital intelligence to humans. It helps in decision-making and organizes the manufacturing assembly lines to reduce wastage, improve inventory management and gain better results.

Planning to implement RPA in your manufacturing firm?

A few RPA use cases in manufacturing

Predictive maintenance

Price forecasting

Workflow predictions

Quality control

Database management

Shipping management

Invoice processing

Document data extraction

Purchase order creation


Vendor management

Data migration

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Steps to implement RPA in manufacturing

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Steps to implement RPA in manufacturing

Define objectives

List out processes to automate

Perform feasibility assessment

Find opportunities and validate

Develop a plan

Start the development process

Run a trial

Reconfirm and deploy

Track progress

Measure results

RPA in manufacturing

Manufacturers face challenges in maintaining control over their operations and back-office processes. Robotic process automation (RPA) helps automate repetitive tasks and increases operational efficiency throughout the value chain. In this video, you can see how manufacturers use RPA in the following scenarios:

  • Bill of material generation
  • Purchase order management
  • Invoice management
  • Demand and supply planning and others

Frequently Asked Questions

What does RPA implementation mean in manufacturing?

RPA facilitates the collective use of various technologies to enable faster work and better time management. You can implement RPA throughout the enterprise and free up employees to concentrate on more important tasks that require the involvement of human intelligence. RPA increases the efficiency of your workers, which results in greater productivity. It also minimizes the cost of production and leads to higher revenue generation.

What are the benefits of using RPA?

RPA processes are accurate and work very fast. You can run them round the clock. RPA implementation can save costs. This minimizes human involvement and enables them to focus more on complex tasks and value addition. RPA increases the efficiency of your overall business and empowers your workforce to do more in less time. RPA provides you with:

  • Higher production rates
  • Increased productivity
  • More efficient use of materials
  • Better product quality
  • Improved safety

How can I determine if my company requires automation?

As an experienced RPA service provider, we can help you determine if you require RPA implementation by identifying the areas that involve repetitive manual tasks, like document processing, data segregation and other industrial automation processes. After that, we select the processes that are simple and based on rules and compare their business proposition with complexity to pick a process and begin with automation.

Why is manufacturing process automation important?

RPA helps manufacturing companies automate rule-based operations to:

  • Manage routine tasks
  • Increase focus on innovation
  • Expedite the process completion
  • Enhance speed and accuracy

Apart from integrating RPA on the production floor, you can also automate administrative tasks like data entry, credit verification, report preparation and more to minimize the human effort to a considerable extent.

How is automation used in manufacturing?

There are several uses and advantages of automation in manufacturing, like predictive maintenance, price forecasting, workflow projections, quality management, database organization, invoice processing, data extraction, creating a purchase order, inventory, vendor management, etc.

How does Softweb help manufacturing companies in RPA implementation?

Softweb has a team of specialists, having over a decade of experience in RPA implementation for multiple industries. We help you create solutions that speed up your business performance and work with you at every stage of your RPA implementation journey to make it fruitful for the growth of your business. For more information, please write to us at info@softwebsolutions.com.

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