Industrial Manufacturing

Are you ready for Industry 4.0?

Competition with emerging economies, and the development of new, innovative products for a global market, means your manufacturing business is constantly facing new challenges. Your future business success will be critically dependent upon the response strategies you choose to adopt. The fourth industrial revolution - the digitization of industry - affords numerous new methods of working, and thus new potential for the future.

Lower costs

We can help you to streamline and optimise your processes. This will allow you to achieve significant and sustainable savings.

 

Higher efficiency

By improving the efficiency of support departments, such as IT, purchasing, or customer service, you can achieve higher overall profitability and thus secure a competitive advantage.

 
Higher turnover

Does your company genuinely exploit its full growth potential? We can help you define and implement your own growth track.

 

Future markets

Expansion into new markets will open up new growth potential for your business. Investing in emerging markets presents considerable opportunities, but also raises new questions. We can help you find the answers.

 

Supply-chain management

Tenders, information and capital will be subject to ever-fewer constraints. This value-creation chain represents your key to success. Let us help you optimise the overall design of your company supply chain.

 

Sustainable growth

Climate change presents companies with new challenges. Sustainability is increasingly becoming a key criterion for economic success - but can only be implemented if you really understand the risks and opportunities in this field.

 

Research and insights

IFRS 16 Spotlight Chemicals

IFRS 16 Spotlight Chemicals

An industry focus on the impact of IFRS 16 – Chemicals The new lease accounting standard will fundamentally change the accounting for lease transactions and is likely to have significant business implications. Almost all leases will be recognised on the balance sheet, with a right of use asset and financial liability that recognise more expenses in profit or loss during the earlier life of a lease. This will have an associated impact on key accounting metrics, and clear communication will be required to explain to the impact of changes to stakeholders.

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Industrie 4.0 – Chancen und Herausforderungen der vierten industriellen Revolution

Industrie 4.0 – Chancen und Herausforderungen der vierten industriellen Revolution

Die vierte industrielle Revolution – gekennzeichnet durch eine zunehmende Digitalisierung und Vernetzung von Produkten, Wertschöpfungsketten und Geschäftsmodellen – ist in der deutschen Industrie angekommen. Die vorliegende Studie Industrie 4.0 – Chancen und Herausforderungen der vierten industriellen Revolution basiert auf einer Befragung von 235 deutschen Industrieunternehmen durch das Marktforschungsinstitut TNS Emnid und stellt die wesentlichen Merkmale, Chancen und Herausforderungen dieser Entwicklung vor. Befragt wurden Unternehmen aus dem Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, Automobilzulieferer, der Prozessindustrie, der Elektrotechnikund Elektronikindustrie sowie der Informations- und Kommunikationsindustrie.

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Michael Abresch

Assurance Partner , Zurich

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