Bright Machines Wins 2023 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Award for “Best AI-based Solution for Manufacturing”

Prestigious International Annual Awards Program Honors Standout AI and Machine Learning Solutions and Companies

SAN FRANCISCO – June 22, 2023 – Bright Machines, an innovator in intelligent, software-defined manufacturing,  announced today that it has been selected as the winner of the “Best AI-based Solution For Manufacturing” award in the sixth annual AI Breakthrough Awards program conducted by AI Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products in the global Artificial Intelligence (AI) market today.

Bright Machines is transforming how and where companies make products through intelligent automation capabilities. By implementing Bright Machines’ full-stack software-led approach to automation, customers increase speed, precision, and quality, in their factories and reduce per-unit assembly costs and expensive scrap. Bright Machines’ intelligent end-to-end approach applies machine learning, computer vision, edge, and cloud architecture to provide a modern, and adaptable platform, replacing the hard-wired and complex automation systems in use today.

Powered by the Brightware® Platform, Bright Machines Microfactories utilize software-enabled building blocks that are quickly configured to form flexible, scalable assembly lines collecting standardized production data in real time. Microfactories are advancing digital solutions for manufacturers looking to ramp up production while providing the flexibility to adapt to both product variations during shifts and new product introductions seamlessly.

“Bright Machines’ modular and scalable Microfactories, enabled by smart automation and software-based platforms, are changing how and where manufacturers make products. We help manufacturers address skilling and scale out challenges to improve product time to market, reduce errors, and increase product quality and product security, while also improving operational efficiency and safety,” said Gayle Sheppard, CEO of Bright Machines. “Working with our customers, who are themselves innovators in the industry, we are transforming product assembly with intelligent automation to address the competitive and economic challenges of today while preparing for the future ahead.”

The mission of the AI Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work, and success in a range of AI and machine learning-related categories, including Generative AI, Computer Vision, AIOps, Deep Learning, Robotics, Natural Language Processing, industry-specific AI applications and many more. This year’s program attracted over 3,200 nominations from more than 20 different countries worldwide.

“Congratulations to Bright Machines on being our ‘Best AI-based Solution for Manufacturing’ recipient. There’s been a significant shift in the manufacturing industry with many manufacturers moving production closer to demand. Automation is front and center to reducing operational and logistical complexity and implementing more sustainable, cost-effective practices and processes,” said James Johnson, managing director of AI Breakthrough. “In helping manufacturers address labor shortages and make products closer to customers, solutions such as Bright Machines introduces fast, flexible, scalable production that’s resilient to disruption and poised for continuous improvements.”

About Bright Machines

Headquartered in San Francisco, Bright Machines is a technology company bringing an innovative approach to intelligent, software-defined manufacturing automation. It leverages a full-stack approach to fundamentally change the flexibility, scalability, and economics of production. Bright Machines operates R&D and Field Operation Centers in San Francisco, Tel Aviv, and Guadalajara, with additional support globally.

Bright Machines is reimagining how products can be designed and produced to address the realities of today and the future ahead. Rethink everything you ever knew about manufacturing. Visit

About AI Breakthrough

Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the AI Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in Artificial Intelligence technologies, services, companies, and products. The AI Breakthrough Awards provide public recognition for the achievements of AI companies and products in categories including AI Platforms, Robotics, Business Intelligence, AI Hardware, NLP, Computer Vision, and more. For more information visit:

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