Manufacturing resurgence in the US: Implications and opportunities

Is there a resurgence in US manufacturing or just a cyclical rebound around the corner? We explore several factors that could signal a resurgence in US manufacturing or may signal a return to
the status quo.

Exploring a possible US manufacturing resurgence

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Resources to explore

Check out the publications and videos below for insights on a potential manufacturing resurgence.

Publications

Shale energy: A potential game-changer - Implications for the US transportation & logistics industry
Shale energy: A potential game-changer - Implications for the US transportation & logistics industry

Transportation and logistics (T&L) companies in the US are being impacted by the shale energy revolution. The T&L industry is essential to the movement of people and equipment to the shale fields, and the transportation of shale oil and gas from the fields to processing plants. This paper highlights the implications of shale energy for different segments of the T&L industry.
 
Shale Gas: New conventions for unconventional development for the engineering and construction industry
Shale Gas: New conventions for unconventional development for the engineering and construction industry

To support the demand for shale gas production, oil and gas companies are developing thousands of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing well sites, posing a challenge to existing business models. Engineering and construction and oil and gas companies are reviewing the value chain to find new ways to meet the demand.
 
Shale gas: A renaissance in US manufacturing?
Shale gas: A renaissance in US manufacturing?

A PwC analysis finds that full-scale and robust shale gas development through 2025 could yield a number of potential benefits for the industrial manufacturing, chemicals, and metals industries.
 
A homecoming for US manufacturing?
A homecoming for US manufacturing?

Why a resurgence in US manufacturing may be the next big bet.
 
10Minutes on US manufacturing resurgence
10Minutes on US manufacturing resurgence

Signs point to a potential surge in domestic manufacturing, and US companies are carefully watching seven key factors that are impacting the trend. They also need to consider what a potential move or expansion of manufacturing facilities to the US could mean for all aspects of their business.
 
Shale gas: Reshaping the US Chemicals industry
Shale gas: Reshaping the US Chemicals industry

Advances in horizontal drilling and fractionation of shale gas basins in North America are altering the chemicals industry value chain. In this analysis, we examine the immediate and longer term effects on the chemicals industry.
 


Videos

Factors affecting a US manufacturing resurgence
Made in the USA again: Questions boards should consider

PwC US Industrial Products leader Bob McCutcheon discusses questions that boards of directors should consider when discussing how a potential resurgence in US manufacturing could affect their companies.
 
Factors affecting a US manufacturing resurgence
Made in the USA again: Factors affecting a resurgence

PwC US Industrial Products leader Bob McCutcheon discusses seven key factors that will affect a resurgence in US manufacturing, from shale gas, to talent, to demand and more.
 
Shale gas: A renaissance in US manufacturing?
Shale gas: A renaissance in US manufacturing?

PwC US Industrial Products leader Bob McCutcheon discusses key findings from this report and their impact on the chemicals, metals, and industrial manufacturing sectors.
 
The potential for a US manufacturing resurgence
Made in the USA again: The potential for a US manufacturing resurgence

PwC US Industrial Products Leader Bob McCutcheon discusses the potential economic and business impact of a manufacturing renewal in the United States.
 
Shale gas: Reshaping the US Chemicals industry

PwC US Chemicals industry leader, A.J. Scamuffa, and Chemicals Advisory Director, Garrett Gee, discuss the implications of shale gas extraction on the chemicals industry value chain.