Manufacturers around the globe are undergoing a profound transformation as market shifts and technological changes reshape the competitive landscape and usher in a new era of growth, change, and economic opportunity.
Based on a survey of over 300 global executives and interviews with industry leaders, this paper shows that competitiveness hinges on “making better things”—creating products and services that meet customer needs and are truly innovative and distinct—and also “making things better,” by facilitating the engineering, service planning and execution, management, and production processes through which innovation can evolve from conception to retirement, and creating a closed feedback loop to ensure continual improvement and alignment across the business.
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Enabling North American Graphite Growth
This report explores the global graphite market, rationales for trade action on Chinese graphite, and the history of Section 301 tariffs on US imports of graphite anode material from China.Find Out More
Economic impacts of Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin in Germany
This study, commissioned by the Motion Picture Association (MPA), focuses on the show “Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin”, and analyses the production’s total economic impacts in Germany in 2022, when the series was filmed. The study also considers the wider impact on Germany’s economy.Find Out More
The Impact of the Longevity Workforce on the Resilience of Spain’s Economy
This study investigates how Spain’s ageing workforce should be seen as an antidote to financial shocks and an ingredient for future economic success.Find Out More