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What's ahead in Manufacturing?

Midyear optimism in steel, chemicals, and aerospace

Optimism is likely in order for many aspects of the manufacturing industry, specifically for those companies that can quickly respond and adapt to gain a competitive advantage. Three new reports from Deloitte’s Global Manufacturing Industry group provide a glimpse of what’s ahead for the Steel, Chemical and Aerospace & defense sectors.

Explore the reports below to find out how companies in these areas are responding to global megatrends and striving to make smarter decisions.

Contact us to learn more about Deloitte’s Global Manufacturing Industry group.

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wind turbine Compass 2011: Global chemicals sector midyear outlook
New report indicates that the chemical industry is continuing to recover, with revenue growing at a compound annual growth rate of 7.9 percent over the near term. Higher prices and improving global economic conditions, leading to increased demand in the end markets for chemical products, have contributed to the revenue growth.

airplane tail 2011 Midyear outlook for the global aerospace and defense sector
The outlook indicates optimism in commercial aerospace and a sense of unease in defense. An upswing in sales and production is expected for commercial aircrafts, principally due to the popularity of single-aisle aircrafts. Defense budgets are expected to tighten in traditional markets, but opportunity remains in specialized sectors and regions.

sliced artichoke A sharper view: Analytics in the global steel industry
With an increasingly competitive environment, global steel companies are searching for ways to gain a competitive advantage. This report looks at how analytics can assist steel companies to make better decisions in different areas of their business, including production, customer insights & demand, risk management, operations safety, and global supply chain.

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A business case for accelerating program transformation from ground-based communications and radar control to satellite-based navigation systems.

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Byline article included in Euromoney’s “The International Mergers & Acquisitions Review 2011".

lumber logging pile Compass 2011: Global forest, paper, and packaging sector outlook
Reveals that the emergence of China as a consumer and producer of wood and paper products has begun to have a tangible impact on the structure of that global industry.

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Making the most of manufacturing
Manufacturers are looking for new ways to serve customers. With strong analytic know-how and industry knowledge, Deloitte Analytics goes beyond the data.

Manufacturing research
Here you will find thought leadership on topics such as digital loyalty networks, supply chain management, foreign direct investment, collaborative commerce and a wealth of other issues related to this dynamic industry.

The chemical multiverse
An in-depth examination of the state of the global chemical industry reveals anything but a cohesive picture of an industry on a linear path.

Steel Success Strategies XXVI
Deloitte global metals sector leader Nick Sowar served as a panelist at the event, and also participated as a judge for the 2011 AMM Awards for Steel Excellence.

Deloitte Global Manufacturing Industry

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