Industrial products

Assessing tax: 2015 tax rate benchmarking study for industrial products and automotive sectors


Tax rate benchmarking can be an enormously valuable tool for tax executives determined to generate greater value from their tax departments. Assessing tax 2015 not only provides peer group comparisons for improvement in planning and shaping the tax function, it helps you to gain meaningful insight into sector trends to support business growth.

Fuel price volatility: How are airlines responding to the challenge?


In the wake of an extended period of financial challenges, airlines stand to gain significant benefits from unexpected periods of reduced fuel prices, which in the short term have resulted in increased profits. How are airlines responding? And what are the long-term implications?

Tailwinds 2015: Managing the challenges of rapid airline industry growth


Analyze key metrics in the global airline industry and forward-looking perspectives on emerging industry trends. Our latest report also considers how airlines are managing growth in the rapidly expanding aviation industry.

Forging ahead: First-quarter 2015 metals industry mergers and acquisitions analysis


Deals worth more than $1 billion drive first quarter M&A activity in the metals industry.

Intersections: First-quarter 2015 transportation & logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis


Deal activity in the transportation and logistics industry had mixed results in the first quarter of 2015, as overall volume declined sequentially but deal value increased.

Mission control: First-quarter 2015 aerospace and defense industry mergers and acquisitions analysis


M&A activity in the aerospace and defense sector is off to a strong start in 2015 with deal value increasing on both a quarter-over-quarter and annual basis. The largest A&D deal since sequestration was recorded in Q1.

Assembling value: First-quarter 2015 industrial manufacturing industry mergers and acquisitions analysis


Industrial manufacturing M&A value sees strongest start in four years.

Chemical compounds: First-quarter 2015 chemical industry mergers and acquisitions analysis


M&A activity in the chemicals industry remained steady in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same period last year.

2015 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings


The United States ranked #1 in our latest global attractiveness index for aerospace manufacturing of 142 countries. The analysis looks at how countries and states in the US compare in terms of their attractiveness as locations for commercial aircraft manufacturing. The results of this study could help a manufacturer determine where to expand its business.

Manufacturing Barometer - April 2015


Business outlook improved notably among US industrial manufacturers during the first quarter of 2015.