The manufacturing plant has a global footprint across all continents. Its products are designed for both businesses and consumers. In order to manufacture the end-product, there is a long list of parts and equipment it needed to procure from many suppliers. Besides assembling the final product, this manufacturing plant has also invested heavily in R&D to find new ways to increase the value and use cases of the final product. Part of the R&D efforts involve using AI, cognitive computing and IoT to completely transform how the final product would perform to improve the lives of millions of people.