Our Latest Thinking on Industrial Goods

Widespread digitization has only just begun and industrial product makers and service providers are already feeling the pressure to innovate to stay ahead. Explore BCG’s latest thought leadership on industrial goods for insight into the challenges the sector is facing and how to overcome them.

Agribusiness

Net-Zero Trucks

Net-Zero Trucks? Yes, It’s Possible.

The trucks used in industries like mining and agriculture burn diesel and emit a lot of CO2. Fortunately, replacement solutions exist—if companies understand the costs and benefits.

Aerospace & Defense

Automotive

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Why Electric Cars Can’t Come Fast Enough

Sales of electric vehicles are booming. But to meet the necessary targets for cutting worldwide emissions, the automotive industry needs to transition to EVs even more rapidly.

Building Materials

Chemicals

Forest Products, Paper, and Packaging

Infrastructure

BCG-WEF Project: Mission Possible

BCG-WEF Project: Mission Possible

Government procurement agencies must take steps to abate their greenhouse-gas emissions. They have the buying power to encourage heavy-emitting industries to abate theirs as well.

Building a Brighter Future for Airports

Building a Brighter Future for Airports

Hard-hit airports can rebound from the crisis by adapting their economic models, promoting industry sustainability, and fully realizing their digital potential.

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A Framework for the Future of Real Estate

The impact of COVID-19 has highlighted the need for buildings and cities to be liveable, sustainable, affordable, and resilient—four pillars that outline a vision for the future.

Machinery and Industrial Automation

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The Green Tech Opportunity in Hydrogen

Hydrogen is on the verge of becoming instrumental in the fight against climate change—and providing a $200 billion revenue opportunity for machinery makers.

Winners Are Green, Smart, and Digital

Our analysis reveals some bright spots in an otherwise stressed MIA industry—hinting at a path to growth that other MIA companies could emulate.

Metals and Mining

Strengthening the Steel Industry with AI

Strengthening the Steel Industry with AI

Many steel manufacturers haven’t yet embraced AI, but that doesn’t mean they can’t. All that’s required is an openness to experimentation and a willingness to change.

Mobility

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BCG-WEF Project: The Inclusivity Quotient

The latest study by BCG and the World Economic Forum explores how thoughtfully designed mobility systems can play a crucial role in everything from a community’s health to socioeconomic gains.

Transportation & Logistics

Net-Zero Trucks

Net-Zero Trucks? Yes, It’s Possible.

The trucks used in industries like mining and agriculture burn diesel and emit a lot of CO2. Fortunately, replacement solutions exist—if companies understand the costs and benefits.

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