Industrial Manufacturing 

KPMG’s global Industrial Manufacturing (IM) practice focuses on the Aerospace and Defense and Metals industries as well as Engineering and Industrial Products which includes Conglomerates. Fueled by the experience and expertise of our industry professionals, our global network of member firms helps clients confront the complex challenges of today’s constantly changing environment to position themselves for growth.


Jeff Dobbs

Jeff Dobbs

Global Sector Chair, Industrial Manufacturing

+ 1 (313) 230 3000

Global Manufacturing Outlook

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KPMG Global Manufacturing Outlook 2014 surveyed 460 executives worldwide, and offers practical and provocative insights to help organizations evaluate future strategies.

Global Metals Outlook 2014

Global Metals Outlook 2014
Global Metals Outlook examines the metal industry’s current trends and opportunities in 2014, with insights from major industry players.

2013 Global Aerospace & Defense Outlook

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This Global Aerospace and Defense Outlook is part of KPMG’s 2013 Global Manufacturing Survey and accompanying analysis was provided by senior KPMG global A&D leaders from the firm’s global network of A&D practices.

Global Metals Outlook

Global Metals Outlook
Global Metals Outlook examines the metals industry current trends and opportunities in 2013, with insights from major industry players.

With a deep understanding of the specific industry issues that impact clients, our IM practice is well-poised to deliver a broad range of audit, tax and advisory services, in the following areas:

The Growth Agenda

  • High growth market strategies
  • Market entry and expansion
  • M&A and transaction services
  • Corporate finance and valuations
  • Private equity investment

Cost and Competitiveness

  • Supply chain and distribution solutions
  • Procurement transformation
  • Improving operational efficiencies
  • Finance transformation
  • Internal improvement and sourcing advisory
  • R&D management strategies

Risk, Governance and Regulatory Matters

  • Enterprise risk management
  • IT advisory solutions
  • Governance, reporting and regulatory services
  • Debt advice and securitization
  • Global tax and transfer pricing services
  • Sustainability and the environment

As customers look for innovation and quality at increasingly competitive prices, IM companies must look for new ways to manage risk, deliver exceptional products and reduce costs and time to market. While IM companies find themselves seeking opportunities for growth in both developed and high growth markets, KPMG’s global IM practice can help member firm clients adjust their business models to thrive within new cultures and operating environments and stay ahead of the competition.

Case studies

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KPMG’s IM practice has industry knowledge & expertise in helping companies across the world face key issues and overcome complex business challenges.