OCP Maintenance Solutions, a subsidiary of the state-owned Moroccan phosphate group, has teamed with American Boston Consulting Group (BCG) to provide innovative solutions, integrating industrial expertise, digital and artificial intelligence (AI) to industrial groups in Africa and beyond.
The two sides have sealed a partnership to combine their respective expertise in AI and data science to offer advanced transformation solutions in the field of maintenance and industrial digitization for industrial leaders in Africa and worldwide.
“This collaboration will allow us to propose a global and unique offer on the market in order to professionalize industrial practices in terms of 4.0 maintenance while supporting companies in their digital transformation”, said Abdenour Jbili, Managing Director of OCP-MS.
For his part, Head of BCG GAMMA Hamid Maher said: “this alliance will combine OCP-MS’ proven industrial expertise with our AI know-how to enable African manufacturers materialize massive productivity gains.”
OCP-MS’ know-how in the development of advanced IT/OT solutions will improve the quality and reliability of processes through intelligent and networked systems to expand its business opportunities both in Africa and worldwide.
OCP-MS, which was set up in 2017, is specialized in Industry 4.0. It develops several software and advanced reliability and maintenance solutions. It has proven expertise in industrial maintenance, particularly in advanced NDT (non-destructive testing) and digitization services adapted for a 4.0 maintenance.
Established in 2015, BCG GAMMA is a global leader in AI solutions. It combines advanced skills in computer science, artificial intelligence, statistics, and machine learning with deep industry expertise.
It is made up of data scientists, technologists, and consultants based in the firm’s North American, European, Asian, and South American hubs.