FRIWO, Zühlke and AWS implement pioneering control system - FRIWO
07. August 2023

FRIWO, Zühlke and AWS implement pioneering control system

Industrial IoT: Efficiently Controlling Production Facilities from the Cloud - FRIWO, Zühlke, and AWS Create a Groundbreaking and Globally Scalable IT Ecosystem for Managing Globally Distributed Production Lines

In today’s fast-paced industrial landscape, digitalization and system connectivity have the potential to change everything. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has emerged as a driving force, empowering manufacturers to harness the power of data, connectivity, and cloud computing to revolutionize their operations. FRIWO, in collaboration with Zühlke and AWS, has taken a groundbreaking step to transform the manufacturing industry. Together, they have created an innovative and scalable IT ecosystem that allows for seamless control of globally distributed production lines from the cloud.

The Power of Industrial IoT

The Industrial Internet of Things brings a transformative change to industrial manufacturing by infusing conventional production systems with intelligence and connectivity. By integrating smart sensors, automation, and cloud technologies, manufacturers gain real-time insights into their operations, resulting in increased efficiency, reduced downtime, and optimized resource utilization.

FRIWO’s Vision for the Future

Recognizing the transformative potential of Industrial IoT, FRIWO set out on a mission to develop a future-proof and globally scalable solution for production control. Their vision was clear: optimize processes, synchronize global production lines and achieve unprecedented levels of productivity. To turn this vision into reality, they joined forces with Zühlke, a renowned expert in digitalization and IoT solutions, and Amazon Web Services (AWS), the leading cloud services provider.

Innovative Collaboration

The collaboration between FRIWO, Zühlke, and AWS marks a turning point in the world of industrial manufacturing. Each partner brings its unique expertise, fostering an environment of innovation and creativity. Zühlke’s competence in IoT and digital transformation provided the foundation for designing a robust and interconnected ecosystem. AWS’s cloud infrastructure ensures not only scalability but also fortifies the system with top-notch security and reliability.

Key Benefits of the IT Ecosystem

Increased Efficiency: The cloud-based solution developed by FRIWO, Zühlke, and AWS enables seamless communication and data transfer across all globally distributed production lines. Leveraging real-time data, manufacturers can optimize processes, minimize bottlenecks, and maximize efficiency.

Global Control and Synchronization: With the power of the cloud, production facilities worldwide can be centrally monitored and controlled. This level of control allows for quick adjustments, standardized processes, and real-time tracking of key performance indicators.

Scalability and Flexibility: Designed as a future-proof solution, the IT ecosystem can adapt and expand with the evolving industry demands. Whether it involves increasing production capacity or integrating new facilities, the system seamlessly accommodates growth.

Enhanced Data Security: The partnership with AWS ensures secure storage, processing, and transmission of data. The manufacturers are guaranteed that their sensitive production data is protected by state-of-the-art security measures.

Shaping the Future of Industrial Production

The collaboration between FRIWO, Zühlke, and AWS is more than a partnership; it exemplifies the power of synergies in driving innovation. By embracing the potential of Industrial IoT and cloud-based control, this trio has unlocked new horizons for the manufacturing industry.

The future of industrial production looks promising, with increased efficiency, optimized processes, and sustainability at the forefront. FRIWO’s unwavering commitment to innovation, combined with Zühlke’s expertise and AWS’s cloud prowess, lays the groundwork for a digital revolution in manufacturing.


The Industrial Internet of Things is transforming the way we produce and manufacture goods. With FRIWO’s visionary approach and the collaborative efforts of Zühlke and AWS, the industrial landscape is being redefined. This future-proof IT ecosystem promises to be a game-changer, empowering manufacturers to operate globally, optimize their processes, and pave the way for a more efficient and connected industrial future. Together, they are at the forefront of a digital revolution that will shape the manufacturing industry for years to come.

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