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Western Europe Manufacturing Industry Update: January–March 2015

Western Europe Manufacturing Industry Update: January–March 2015

This IDC Manufacturing Insights Perspective provides a quarterly update that analyzes the business environment and trends for the manufacturing sector in Western Europe in 1Q15, including:

  • Trends in the manufacturing sector based on:
  • IDC Manufacturing Insights' proprietary Global Performance Index (GPI), which tracks growth metrics from more than 800 publicly traded global firms in the manufacturing industry.
  • Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Indices, which is an indicator of the economic health of the manufacturing sector.
  • Major developments in the automotive market in Western Europe.
  • An extensive roundup of major ICT contracts signed in 1Q15.
Please Note: Extended description available upon request.

In This Perspective
Business Environment, 4Q14
Macroeconomic Situation
EMEA Manufacturing PMI
Major Developments in the Automotive Market in Western Europe
Major ICT Contracts Across Western Europe
IT into Products
Alcatel, FotoNation
Adidas, IAR Systems
Siemens, Petards
UnitronGroup, Wedia
Volkswagen, TomTom
IT Outsourcing
AstraZeneca, Computacenter
K + S group, Atos
Outokumpu, Tieto
Dopag, IFS Applications
Nordic Manufacturer, IFS Applications
Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative, Pegasus Software
IT Projects
Evonik, Atos
CRM/Payment Systems
BMW Group, Orga Systems
Damm Group, Accenture
Panini Group, VirtTrade
Triumph International, Wirecard
Parrot, Dassault
Petit Bateau, Lectra
International Manufacturer, ServicePower
Optima, Siemens, and Festo
Straumann, Dassault
Acciaierie Bertoli Safau, SuccessFactors
AstraZeneca, BioData
Fiat Chrysler Finance, Tagetik
GKN Group, Matrix42
Manufacturer in the Maritime Segment, Data Respons
Schneider Electric, Flexera Software
Pharmaceutical Company, Formpipe
Premier Foods, SAP
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Related Research
Figure: EMEA Manufacturing PMI
Figure: EMEA Manufacturing Revenue Trends, 1Q02–4Q14
Figure: EMEA Manufacturing Net Profit Margin Trends, 1Q02–4Q14
Figure: EMEA Manufacturing Inventory Trends, 1Q02–4Q14
Figure: Automotive Industry, New Passenger Car Registrations, Volumes by Major Countries, January–March 2015

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