Global Manufacturing Outlook 

While it is clear that major transformation is coming to the manufacturing sector, few manufacturers are truly transforming their business models, operating structure, or supply chain in order to survive the battle.
GMO 2015

KPMG International’s Global Manufacturing Outlook (GMO) 6th annual report provides a comprehensive overview of the global manufacturing sector. It includes forward-thinking advice, practical insights and valuable benchmarks from KPMG partners as well as industry experts and leaders. The GMO explores the steps that manufacturers around the world are taking to prepare their organizations for the innovation and technology-driven transformation that is to come. The insights and take-aways contained within this report will help manufacturers better understand their competitive position and prepare their organization for long-term growth and competitive advantage.

About the survey

The Global Manufacturing Outlook 2015 is based on a survey of 386 senior executives conducted by Forbes on behalf of KPMG International completed in early 2015. Respondents represented six industries: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Conglomerates, Life Sciences - Medical Devices, Engineering and Industrial Products and Metals. Fifty percent of respondents held C-level positions and a third represented organizations with more than US$5 billion in annual revenue. Respondents were distributed evenly between the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Key highlights of report and executive summary
Getting fit for battle
Smart investments
Tightening the supply chain
5 key take-aways

Share this

Share this

Contact us

To be contacted by your local KPMG Industrial Manufacturing team email

Download the PDF

GMO 2015 infographic

Global press release