Tag Archives: Manufacturing industry

Manufacturing for Growth

This report identified a number of factors that will shape the future of competition between countries and companies. They include human capital and talent development; innovation and technology advancement; and strategic use of public policy, in particular through the forging of collaborative partnerships between policy-makers and business leaders. The study provides an in-depth analysis of …
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Capturing growth markets

A lot of manufacturing companies are building plants, working with local partners and governments, conducting research and, most importantly, generating significant sales in key emerging markets. In this paper, PricewaterhouseCoopers take a look at why they’ve been successful, and what they think is likely to happen next in the post-downturn economy. To download the complete …
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Compass 2010. Global chemicals sector outlook

The global chemicals sector is projected to see a modest up-tick in growth during 2010, according to a new report published by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. In 2010, global chemical companies will recalibrate their business objectives and make tougher strategic choices as critical end markets begin to recover. A gradual rebound in the automotive, construction, electronics, …
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Application Outsourcing for Manufacturing Companies

This report by Capgemini sets out the various approaches to working with manufacturing companies in the area of application outsourcing. It explains the key lessons learned from this experience and examines how other manufacturing companies can benefit from this knowledge. The report is available to download from the Capgemini website (pre-registration is required).

The Determinants of Changes in the Organization of Production: Evidence from Spanish Plant-level Data

This paper by A. Bayo, J. E. Galdón-Sánchez and R. Gil examines the determinants of changes in the organization of production, using detailed data from a new plant-level survey of 1003 plants representing all the various manufacturing industries in Spain. The survey reveals recent developments in outsourcing, and suggests that recent changes in other key …
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