Engineering and Industrial Products

Engineering and Industrial Products

KPMG’s Engineering and Industrial Products (E&IP) practice consists of a strong network of experienced industry professionals from member firms working with clients around the world. An industry segment within KPMG’s Global Industrial Manufacturing practice, KPMG’s E&IP team provides service to the full breadth of sector businesses from conglomerates with multiple industrial business units to highly specialized companies such as those producing engineering components and machinery, building materials and equipment or sector-specific components.

While E&IP companies worldwide look to save on cost and manage margins, KPMG offers a diverse range of services to assist in sustaining profitability and creating new sources of value, including:

The Growth Agenda

  • High growth market strategies
  • Market entry and expansion
  • M&A and transaction services
  • Corporate finance and valuations
  • Private equity investment

Cost and Competitiveness

  • Supply chain and distribution solutions
  • Procurement transformation
  • Improving operational efficiencies
  • Finance transformation
  • Internal improvement and sourcing advisory
  • R&D management strategies

Risk, Governance and Regulatory Matters

  • Enterprise risk management
  • IT advisory solutions
  • Governance, reporting and regulatory services
  • Debt advice and securitization
  • Global tax and transfer pricing services
  • Sustainability and the environment

The soft economic recovery has produced several challenges for E&IP companies, especially as maintaining profitability becomes harder to do in light of intensifying competition and still sluggish demand. E&IP companies must now look for new ways to take fixed costs out of the business and exercise greater due diligence when acquiring assets and brokering partnerships. The ability to globalize effectively is fast becoming a differentiator within the sector and KPMG’s E&IP practice can put its global reach to work, helping companies pinpoint waste and respond to changes in the business, regulatory and consumer environment.