With more than 40% of all manufactured goods exported from Switzerland and employing a workforce of over 450’000, Manufacturing is a key industry for Switzerland. In a competitive global marketplace, with increasing macroeconomic pressures, the sector has become specialised, with the development of more advanced manufacturing techniques involving innovative research and design supported by a highly skilled workforce.
Deloitte has assisted all its clients navigate a clear path despite the obstacles they face - maintaining competitive market positioning in very challenging times. Our advantage? Our People. Leveraging our global network of highly experienced practitioners with specialised expertise, we bring the right teams, insights and expertise to meet all our client’s needs.
Dr. Ralf C. Schlaepfer, Manufacturing Industry Leader, and Markus Koch, Partner Consulting, discuss in our video the current challenges faced by the Swiss manufacturing industry and explain the options for Swiss manufacturing companies to increase their competitiveness globally. The main topics discussed are strategies for economic uncertain times, development of untapped growth markets and unutilized innovation potential as well as the issue of talent shortage.