Industrial Manufacturing 

The post-recession economy finds industrial manufacturers in an extremely competitive world. Manufacturers are also struggling with excess production capacity, volatile debt and equity markets. They are challenged to find stability and growth from emerging markets, streamlined business models, low- risk cost structures, and product innovation.

Global Manufacturing Outlook 2014: Performance in the crosshairs

Global Manufacturing Outlook 2014: Performance in the crosshairs
The Global Manufacturing Outlook 2014 is based on a survey of 460 senior executives conducted by Forbes on behalf of KPMG International completed in early 2014. Respondents represented six industries: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Conglomerates, Consumer Products, Engineering and Industrial Products, and Metals.

As a trusted advisor to many of the world’s leading industrial companies, KPMG LLP has integrated our Industrial Manufacturing practice to develop synergies of knowledge, relationships, and experience to better serve our clients. This sector brings together leaders in the firm from all segments of industrial manufacturing to identify leading practices and opportunities to assist our clients in achieving their goals. We can use this knowledge to assist your company in meeting today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.

We serve clients throughout the global manufacturing sector, from original equipment manufacturers to suppliers, providing us a deep knowledge of the issues, business structures, and operating models that leading companies are considering as they face the challenges of the post-recession world. This depth of industry experience provides our professionals with an excellent perspective on the themes and strategies being discussed across the sector and ways in which KPMG can assist our clients.

KPMG International’s global network of member firms comprises 137,000 professionals in 144 countries. We have 11,000 professionals dedicated to the industrial manufacturing industry, with more than 1,000 based in the United States. Our professionals offer a full spectrum of Audit, Tax, and Advisory services and provide a coordinated and collaborative approach to meeting our clients’ business needs.

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                H. Jeffrey Dobbs

H. Jeffrey Dobbs
Global Sector Chair /National Sector Leader
Diversified Industrials
+1 (313) 230-3460


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