World's 7 Leading Construction Equipment Manufacturers - Key Strategies, Plans, SWOT, Trends & Strategic Outlook - 2013 - Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo, CNH, Hitachi, Sandvik, Terex

  • ID: 2485732
  • February 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 74 Pages
  • Noealt Corporate Services
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The global construction equipment industry is projected to grow at CAGR 6% to reach $192.3 billion through 2017


  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • CNH Global N.V.
  • Komatsu Ltd.
  • Sandvik AB
  • Terex Corporation
  • Volvo AB
  • MORE

The report is a complete strategy dossier & brings to forefront & provides key insights as well as an incisive perspective based on a comprehensive assessment as well as analysis of the Key Strategies & Plans of these 7 key Global Construction Equipment manufacturing companies against the backdrop of an evolving industry landscape; marked by a stark downturn across key traditional & emerging markets with significant pressure on order intake & sales levels. Further, with the slowing down of mining activity, the demand for mining equipment, too, has also been impacted significantly.

Thus, with declining order intake & sales numbers being a key concern for almost all key global players of-late almost all major OEMs are in the process of constantly aligning production levels in-line with the demand consequently. Almost, all key emerging economies on the other hand, especially China, grapple with inflationary pressures & are trying to stoke up economic growth momentum under a difficult, complex, challenging & uncertain Global Macroeconomic Environment. Most leading OEMs, however, continue with their focus on development of new platforms, product range READ MORE >

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  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • CNH Global N.V.
  • Komatsu Ltd.
  • Sandvik AB
  • Terex Corporation
  • Volvo AB
  • MORE

Section - 1

Business Structure & Snapshot – For each of the 7 companies covered:

a) Founded
b) Headquartered
c) Business Segments
d) Employees
e) Revenues
f) Market Capitalization
g) Key Executives
h) Shareholding Pattern & Structure

Section - 2

Financial Performance Snapshot – 2012 Vs. 2011 & Q4 2012 Vs. Q4 2011 - For each Company:

- Sales Revenues Growth
- Gross Earnings Growth & Margins
- Operating Earnings Growth & Margins
- Net Earnings Growth
- Profitability Growth
- Profit Margins & Growth
- Cash from Operations

Section - 3

SWOT Analysis – For each of the 7 companies covered:

- Sources of Strengths which could be Leveraged on
- Areas of Improvements to Ameliorate & Offset
- Opportunities to Capitalize Upon
- Threats to Mitigate, Negate & Overcome

Section - 4

Key Strategies & Plans - For each of the 7 Key Construction Equipment Manufacturers

1. Product Portfolio Strategies & Plans

-Product & Services Portfolio Expansion & Broadening
-New Product/Platform Development
-Development of Product Variants & Revamped Products
-Market Specific Product Strategies

2. Market Specific Strategies & Plans

-Strategies & Plans for Traditional and Emerging Markets
-Market Growth Plans
-Entry Strategies for New Markets & Plans for New Market Foray
-Lateral Foray into Adjacent Segments
-Development of Greenfield Facilities
-Existing Manufacturing Facilities Expansion
-Production Capacity & Level Changes
-Collaborations, JVs or Alliances with Local Players
-Dealer Network Expansion
-Service Network Expansion

3. R&D Strategies & Plans

Development of New, Game Changing & Path Breaking Technologies aimed at becoming a key Product Differentiator and a significant source of Competitive Advantage

-R&D Programs & Initiatives
-Cutting-Edge & Breakthrough Technologies under Development
-Structural & Design related Breakthroughs
-Material related Technological Advancements
-Upcoming Technologies
-Manufacturing Process related Innovations

4. Growth Strategies & Plans

-Organic Growth Strategies
-Inorganic Growth Strategies
-Mergers & Acquisitions
-Joint Ventures
-Strategic Alliances

5. Business and Corporate Strategies & Plans

-Business Restructuring
-Structural Realignment
-Financial Strategies & Plans

6. Sales & Marketing Strategies & Plans – Orientation of Sales & Marketing Channels for Key Global Markets

-Sales & Marketing Strategies
-Branding & Brand Specific Strategies
-Brand Positioning, Repositioning, Withdrawal & Makeover Strategies& Plans

7. Production/Manufacturing Strategies & Plans

-Production Capacity Expansion
-Facility Revamp
-Introduction of New Manufacturing Technologies
-Quality & Efficiency Focused Strategies & Initiatives

Section – 5: Global Construction Equipment Industry - Force Field Analysis

-Driving Forces

-Restraining Forces

Section – 6

Key Industry Trends

Key Issues & Challenges

Risk Factors

Industry Outlook for 2013

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Caterpillar Inc.
Komatsu Ltd.
Volvo AB
CNH Global N.V.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd.
Sandvik AB
Terex Corporation

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