August 1, 2013
An exodus of manufacturing from Nordic economies is likely to worsen due to weakening cost competitiveness and shifts in global demand to emerging markets.
As distribution channels blur, builders’ merchants face increasing pressure from big box players.
BCG has the knowledge, global reach, and tools to help with changing practices and products for the forest product, paper, and packaging industries.
The building materials industry is adopting new ways of working. BCG has the experience, experts, and global presence to help companies succeed.
The heavy materials landscape is undergoing major changes, driven by the activities of these four major players:
Through advanced analytics and digitalization, BCG and a major metals company are revolutionizing the way the metals industry operates. The team has created entirely new methods for engaging customers—illustrating the disruptive power unleashed by comprehensive digital transformation.
Many mining companies have been operating the same way for decades. Yet, they must become fully digitalized organizations to keep pace with technology-driven performance improvement. BCG is helping one mining company build the digital capabilities needed to thrive in the immediate future.
With help from BCG, a building materials company was able to lower cement production costs by 20%.
Managing Director & Partner, Casablanca