|By PR Newswire||
|January 6, 2014 01:16 PM EST||
LONDON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:
"2014 will continue its pace as Asia/Pacific Manufacturers continue to seek new opportunities for either lower-cost manufacturing centers or new emerging markets. IDC Manufacturing Insights expect to see more manufacturing activities coming to Southeast Asia as manufacturers based in China increasingly seek to reduce cost by moving to lower-cost Asian countries," says Dr. William Lee, senior research manager, IDC Manufacturing Insights Asia/Pacific.
"From a technology perspective, innovation in emerging economies will be a hot topic for 2014 and beyond, driven by an ever more demanding customer and increased competition from Western companies. Focusing on innovation from both internal and external sources will require improved means of collaboration. With ever increasing vertical and subvertical specific applications being introduced, IDC Manufacturing Insights expects the continued transition to packaged applications and the increased involvement in the line of business (LOB) making technology decisions. The use of a social business approach will be seen within forward-thinking organizations to facilitate the instantaneous spread of information and the reformation of the organization. This will drive visibility into the supply chain and facilitate the ability to take decisions in real time, based on actual information within specified time limits," adds Dr. Lee.
Table of Contents
In This Study
The Reemergence of Japan
The Rise of Southeast Asia as a Manufacturing Hub
Prediction #1: Emerging Market-to-Emerging Market Trade Will Continue Its Pace
Prediction #2: Manufacturers in Asia Will Move Factory Locations to Support New Markets and Take Advantage of New Low-Cost Manufacturing Centers
Prediction #3: Innovation Will Be the Key Driver for Engineering Teams and Engineering Application Investments
Prediction #4: Demand Visibility Becomes the Key Driver for Supply Chain Organizations in 2014
Prediction #5: The Move from Capacity to Capability Starts to Take Hold
Prediction #6: Aftermarket Services Are Seen as an Additional Revenue Stream
Prediction #7: IT Reinvents Itself Within Asia/Pacific Manufacturing Organizations
Prediction #8: Complete Collaboration Becomes the Standard for Asia/Pacific Manufacturers
Prediction #9: Asia/Pacific Manufacturers Get Serious About Security
Prediction #10: Homegrown Applications Are Replaced by Packaged Applications
Advice for Manufacturing Companies
Table: Worldwide Manufacturing Spend by Region (US$M)
Table: Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Manufacturing Spend -- Discrete (US$M)
Table: Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Manufacturing Spend -- Process (US$M)
Table: Salary Estimates Across Emerging Asia
Table: Asia Manufacturing Destinations: Advantages and Disadvantages
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Asia/Pacific Manufacturing 2014 Top 10 Predictions
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