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Industrials M&A update: Q4 2022

As the US chemical industry transforms itself by adjusting portfolios, retooling supply chains, and advancing material innovation, 2023 will likely set the stage for a reset in terms of materials transformation.

Industrials trends

  • Automotive
    The demand for pre-owned vehicles has been on the rise. The used car to new car ratio is currently at 2.8:1 in the United States, and the gap is likely to increase over the next five years.1
  • Engineering and construction
    The industry landscape is rapidly evolving as engineering firms, contractors, and participants across the value chain realize the benefits of connected construction technologies.2
  • Distribution, transportation, and logistics
    Many companies are implementing solutions that help optimize warehouse and distribution center capabilities in an effort to meet delivery demands of customers.3
  • Metal, plastics, and paper packaging
    In the health and medical industry, packages engineered to meet dosing compliance regulation that can be easily and safely dispensed continue to be in high demand.4
  • Specialty channels
    Producers may increasingly use digital technologies to expedite low-cost formulations, leading to an increase in sustainability and transparency across the value chain.5


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