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7 Manufacturing Trends You Must Watch in 2014



To invest successfully in a company, you need to understand the industry. In this deck, the investors at The Motley Fool reveal the top trends to watch for in manufacturing for 2014.

To invest successfully in a company, you need to understand the industry. In this deck, the investors at The Motley Fool reveal the top trends to watch for in manufacturing for 2014.



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7 Manufacturing Trends You Must Watch in 2014 7 Manufacturing Trends You Must Watch in 2014 Presentation Transcript

  • 7 Manufacturing Trends You Must Watch in 2014
  • Experts predict manufacturing will only fully recover to pre-recession levels by the fourth quarter of 2014. Here are the key trends investors should watch during the year.
  • 1. The Rise of “Reshoring” in America “[Outsourcing] is mostly an outdated business model at GE Appliance.” - Jeff Immelt, CEO of GE GE Model Kitchen at Kentucky’s Appliance Park in 1963 and today. Source: GE China’s cost advantage is shrinking dramatically as increased productivity has reduced U.S. labor costs.
  • 2. The Natural Gas Revolution Manufacturing is the largest consumer of natural gas… …and prices are four times higher in Asia versus the U.S. A new natural gas storage facility. Source: GE
  • 3. The 3-D Printing Boom A 3-D printed jet engine bracket. Source: GE “As 3-D printing takes hold, the factors that have made China the workshop of the world will lose much of their force.” - Harvard Business Review
  • 4. The Debut of the Industrial Internet What it does… • Increase machine operating efficiency • Reduce waste and downtime Siemens engineers. Source: Siemens press picture • Detect and prevent maintenance issues GE estimates the industrial Internet could add between $10 trillion and $15 trillion to global GDP – the size of today’s U.S. economy – over the next 20 years.
  • 5. The Lingering “Skills Gap” Increasing retirement rates Shortage of skilled workers Skills Gap By the numbers… • 11 million Americans unemployed • 4 million jobs that can’t be filled due to ‘skills gap’ • 5% of manufacturing jobs unfilled due to ‘skills gap’
  • 6. The U.S. Trade Deficit • Manufacturing matters. More than 50% of U.S. export value comes from trade related to manufacturing • The deficit’s shrinking. The U.S. trade deficit hit a 4-year low in November 2013 to $34.3 billion Intermodal containers transferred to ship. Source: Wikipedia
  • 7. High-Tech Materials The rise of carbon fiber… • Features a high strengthto-weight ratio • Could allow for 50%-70% mass reduction in materials Airbus A350, made of 53% composite materials. Source: Wikipedia • Still pricey, but industry demand expected to increase at a 10% annual rate to 2020
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