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Other manufacturing sectors

Deloitte strives to offer the best practices to help our clients become leading companies in their respective industries in an ever-changing business environment.

Industrial products & services

  • Consolidation remains a long-term trend with acquisitions to round out product line, deepen market penetration, restructure or divest lagging units

  • Customers demand greater value for their money; product reliability a fundamental issue

  • Demand for industrial machinery accelerating faster in emerging markets

  • Margin pressure created by low cost countries and rising commodity costs.

  • Shorter product life cycles result from race for better technology in industrial machinery


  • Thinner order books and delayed installment payments on orders already on hand

  • Emergence of new competition through cost leadership by new entrants, including Chinese companies

  • Shift necessary for Korean shipbuilding companies to premium and specialized ships

  • Diversification of shipbuilders to other sectors such as power generating units by applying core technologies used in shipbuilding industry


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