Industrial Products & Processes

Industrial Products & Processes


Industrial Products & Processes



October 2016
A BCG study cuts through the hype surrounding agriculture technology to help executives identify the most valuable opportunities and the best strategies for pursuing them.
April 2015
Growing demand for high-quality farm outputs, new sociopolitical priorities, changes in farming structures and practices, and developments in biotechnology will promote new business models in agriculture.
August 2016
For dairy companies, it’s still a two-speed world. Success in both mature and emerging markets hinges on end-to-end operational excellence and the right value-creating strategy.
February 2013
Agricultural companies were hard to beat from 2007 to 2012. Here’s how the best companies achieved their high returns—and how they can keep up the momentum.

Industry 4.0

September 2016
Advances in technology are poised to revolutionize the provision of services. Service companies must make well-informed choices along a continuum of options to determine the right transformation path.
May 2016
German and US companies have high ambitions for Industry 4.0, but they need to accelerate their efforts in order to achieve their goals, according to a BCG study.
April 2015
Industry 4.0 will make production systems up to 30 percent faster and 25 percent more efficient and elevate mass customization to new levels.

Metals & Mining

July 2016
The sustainability imperative could erode demand for metals and mining companies’ offerings. To survive in the long run, companies must master these three strategies.
August 2015
Creating value remains a challenge for mining companies. Productivity programs that focus only on efficiency in physical assets are not enough.
September 2015
Mining companies that combine investment in people with commercial excellence and maximized asset productivity will prove tough acts to beat in this increasingly challenging industry.

Aerospace & Defense

September 2016
Changes in the personnel practices of the US Department of Defense will have far-reaching implications not only for the rest of the civil service but also for the human resources departments of private companies.
June 2015
Much of the conventional wisdom about value creation in aerospace and defense is wrong. To deliver sustainable shareholder returns, it’s important to separate myths from facts.
February 2016
Amid a wave of consolidation, A&D companies can maximize merger synergies and position the combined company for success from the moment the deal closes.
February 2016
As the US defense industry becomes more competitive and as government budgets shrink, contractors must take systematic steps to analyze and reduce costs among their suppliers.