Kennametal embraces Microsoft cloud strategy to drive business innovation

From airplanes to mine drills, machines around the world depend on parts built with Kennametal technology. As part of its vision to create the factories of the future, the global manufacturer modernized its operations by moving IT and business operations to the cloud and embracing new technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT). Kennametal chose Microsoft as its cloud provider and, as part of its Simplification/Modernization initiative, began a three-year journey to become a cloud-first company. With its firm cloud foundation, Kennametal is streamlining its business, using IoT to boost factory output in certain operations, and bringing better solutions to its customers.