The Future of Manufacturing
A report by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited explains that challenges in talent, innovation, infrastructure, and energy consumption are what countries and companies in the manufacturing industry must prepare to face in the coming years.
Over the past few years, the pressure on the Swiss manufacturing industry to innovate has intensified markedly and, with it, pressure on Switzerland and its industrial sector as flagships for innovation.
Cracking the genetic code of high-performing manufacturers
What enables high-performing manufacturers to excel consistently? How are they positioning themselves for the future? How do they differentiate themselves? And what capabilities are table stakes? We examine the capabilities that set high-performing manufacturers apart today, and likely will in the future.
Deloitte White Paper on Swiss Manufacturing Industry
Challenges and prospects in global competition
This Deloitte White Paper discusses the strengths and success factors of the current challenges, faced by the manufacturing industry in Switzerland. Key actions that are highlighted include how Swiss manufacturing companies can strengthen their competitive position in an increasingly globally competitive environment and uncertain economic times.
Switzerland is facing increased pressure in recent years, due to the uncertain macroeconomic environment, an increased global competition and a heightened innovation pressure. Manufacturing companies still have significant potential to further increase their attractiveness and competitiveness further. Following topics and course of action are covered in this report:
- Strengths of the industry location Switzerland and the manufacturing industry
- Economic volatility and the strong Swiss franc
- New growth markets
- Global competition and increased innovation pressure
- Resource shortage (talent) and resource cost increases (energy)
The basis of this whitepaper is a survey of Swiss manufacturing companies as well as personal interviews with CEOs, CFOs and other industry experts.
Download the Executive Summary of the Deloitte White Paper on Swiss Manufacturing Industry.