Developments in the manufacturing industry pose difficult questions for market players. Arthur D. Little's manufacturing practice works with you to develop and implement innovative solutions.
A robust segmentation model enabling the development of the product portfolio is crucial for company development. However, real benefits come only when they are supported by a modularization and platform roadmap. We propose an approach covering the complete value chain from market segmentation to technical module [...]
The trend towards energy efficiency, “green building” solutions, renovation or value-added services, means that previously distinct construction trades and value chain structures are beginning to converge. Established construction companies, material suppliers or technical building equipment providers: who will win the race to gain most of future market share? Is it time now for forward looking entrepreneurs to start innovating their business to outcompete their peers? [...]
There is a clear trend towards improved energy efficiency in industrial products and systems. The trend is driven more by market factors than by governmental intervention. Leading companies are setting energy efficiency targets and launch development programs to deliver more energy efficient products and systems. [...]
Challenge: The client and its Chinese partner target to further develop its leading position in China. They need to identify and expand into attractive markets surrounding regions in the next 3-5 years, in particular when there is nationwide restructuring and rapid development of Chinese cement industry. However, [...]