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Western Europe Manufacturing Industry Update: October–December 2014

Western Europe Manufacturing Industry Update: October–December 2014

This IDC Manufacturing Insights Perspective provides a quarterly update that analyzes the business environment and trends for the manufacturing sector in Western Europe in 4Q14, including:

  • Trends in the manufacturing sector based on our Global Performance Index (GPI), which tracks the growth metrics of more than 800 publicly traded global firms in the manufacturing industry
  • Description of major ICT contracts signed in 4Q14

In This Perspective
Business Environment, 4Q14
Macroeconomic Situation
Major Developments in the Automotive Market in Western Europe
Major ICT Contracts Across Western Europe
IT Outsourcing and Infrastructure
ThyssenKrupp, T-Systems
Huisman, Proact IT
Majestic Wine, SDL
Virgin Wines, NaviSite Europe
IT into Products
Tesla Motors Europe, Orange Business Services
Costumer in the Medical Industry, Data Respons
German Manufacturer, Softing Automotive
Enterprise Resource Planning
European Components Manufacturer for the automotive industry, IFS
Habia Cable, IFS
Marabu, IFS
Swedish Paper Company, IFS
Customer Relationship Management
Diageo Italy, Comarch
Xerox, Interactive Intelligence
Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing Operations Management
Pharmaceutical Company, PROACTIS
Port Plumbing, MAM Software Group
Major Finnish Corporation in the Metal Industry, Basware
Major German Automotive Company, Basware
Product Life-Cycle Management
PSA Peugeot Citroën, Dassault
Mercedes-Benz Accessories, Stibo
Thales, VT MÄK, Antycip Simulation
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Figure: EMEA Manufacturing Revenue Trends, 1Q02–3Q14
Figure: EMEA Manufacturing Net Profit Margin Trends, 1Q02–3Q14
Figure: EMEA Manufacturing Inventory Trends, 1Q02–3Q14
Figure: Western Europe Automotive Industry New Passenger Car Registration and Volume by Country, 2014 and 2013

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