Manufacturing Trends - PwC takes an in depth look at the top 40 manufacturing companies and their outlook on the future

July 24, 2017

PwC researched our top 40 Manufacturing audit and non audit clients globally to learn more about what they are focusing on in the years ahead.

Digital factories 2020-shaping the future of manufacturing

June 05, 2017

Our research shows that leading industrial companies are already investing in rolling out digital solutions. In this report, we provide an overview of how far industrial companies have come and what challenges they face.

Global industrial manufacturing M&A deals insights: Q1 2017

April 20, 2017

After three consecutive quarters of growth, M&A activity in the sector took a step back in Q1 17. Deal value dropped by 13% compared to Q4 16; however, this was significantly lower than the 35% decline in value seen on a global cross-sector basis over the same period.

From the plant floor to the top floor: doing great work together

June 08, 2016

All the industrial manufacturing expertise of PwC is brought together with one focus – you, the client. Read on for how PwC’s capabilities can help manufacturing companies succeed.

Industry 4.0: Building the digital enterprise

May 06, 2016

The industrial manufacturing cut highlights 423 executives across all 26 countries. It goes to the heart of company thinking on the progress of Industry 4.0. The study explores the benefits of digitising your company’s horizontal and vertical value chain, as well as building your digital product & service portfolio.

Reimagining industrial manufacturing operations

February 23, 2016

Manufacturers are refining everything, from the way they produce goods to how they engage with customers—and operations is leading the way.

2016 industrial manufacturing trends

January 21, 2016

Despite market uncertainty, manufacturers must weather the risk that comes with embracing new technologies.

Influence of megatrends at top leading manufacturing companies

January 06, 2016

Megatrends offer opportunities for manufacturing companies to grow. To succeed, companies must be adaptable to the emerging needs of a changing world.

Rethinking innovation in industrial manufacturing: Are you up for the challenge?

January 15, 2014

Rethinking innovation in industrial manufacturing: are you up to the challenge?, is a companion paper to PwC’s thorough survey report on innovation, Breakthrough innovation and growth. It explores the impact that innovation has on growth and examines how leading companies are making innovation work for their organisations. PwC surveyed 249 industrial manufacturing companies across 20 countries.