In the aftermath of the global recession, industrial companies need to chart a new strategic course in order to position themselves for the future of positive economic indicators dampened by demand outlooks in several geographies. With this still-fledgling industrial revival have come difficult decisions that will likely shape opportunities for years to come. These choices, including growth in emerging markets, supply chains, manufacturing footprints, currency strategies, R&D spending, and labor costs, are never far from the forefront for industrial companies even in good times. But in the unstable footing of this post-recession environment, being right about them is more essential than ever.

Drawing on a deep understanding of industry dynamics, extensive experience along the entire value chain, and broad functional capabilities (in organizational change, operations, and IT), PwC’s Strategy& assists many of the world’s leading industrial companies. Our global capabilities are delivered throughout the sector to industrial conglomerates, focused niche players, and financial investors. Working together with our clients, we assist with strategy development and execution such as growth strategies, manufacturing and supply chain optimization, performance improvement programs, and M&A transaction support.

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Strategy& offers a complete range of integrated services with capabilities including strategy and leadership, information technology, organization and change management, and operations.

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