FEB 11 2016

OEM Suppliers – Perfecting the Balancing Act

AUTOMOTIVE, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

Suppliers to the automotive industry (OEM suppliers) have witnessed strong and steady growth over the past few years. Owing largely to the recovery in the global automotive market coupled with high-capacity utilization at their production facilities, OEM suppliers have performed better as compared with their OEM customers, especially in terms of profitability. However, the golden…

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DEC 22 2015

Printing the Automotive Industry of the Future – 3D Style!

AUTOMOTIVE, Manufacturing

3D printing has been around for almost three decades but it is only recently that OEMs have begun to realize the commercial benefits of this phenomena beyond just prototyping. It has significantly altered the ways OEMs approach model designing, development, and manufacturing. It is helping car manufacturers across the globe shorten their product development phase,…

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FEB 22 2013

Indonesia – Is The Consecutive Years Of Record Sales For Real Or Is It The Storm Before The Lull?

AUTOMOTIVE, Emerging Markets

Part II of our Automotive MIST series brings us to Asia – Indonesia, now the second largest South-east Asian automotive market. Indonesia, South-east Asia’s biggest economy, is now set to become the region’s largest automotive market as well. While Indonesia sold more vehicles than Thailand for the first time in 2011, the land of white…

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