Manufacturers have always been in the business of balancing trade-offs: revenue enhancement and cost containment; customization and standardization; competition and collaboration. What's new? The ever increasing complexity in which strategies are decided, plans implemented and decisions made. We can help.
The value we bring to clients is perspective — what we call 360° thinking. At member firms worldwide, Deloitte has a depth both functional and industry-specific, a reach both local and global and an understanding of the balance between concept and execution. With 360° thinking, the tangle becomes straight; the complicated becomes clear; the complex becomes simple. Perhaps most important, what has been so difficult — achieving meaningful growth — becomes just a little easier.
Our Manufacturing Industry Group is structured in a way that provides both strategic and practical support to organizations within the sector. To achieve sustainable growth, you need to be continuously looking to new technologies and processes to have a lean operation, efficient supply chain and good internal controls. We have vast experience in developing and executing manufacturing strategies that integrate people, processes and technologies to bring tangible results to our clients.
Global chemical mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is expected to increase further in 2015, building on a strong year of activity in 2014.Companies are continuing to realign portfolios and pursue profitable inorganic growth opportunities. In addition, M&A interest is likely to be fueled by stronger corporate balance sheets, liquid debt markets, and continued favorable interest rates.