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The State of the Evolving Manufacturing Sector

As a firm that actively engages in the buying, selling, auctioning, appraising and financing of used industrial assets, the questions we’re being asked the most these days are “what is the state of the manufacturing sector? What has been happening in the past quarter? What about the past year?” Our firm’s core focus and area of expertise is strictly from the machinery and equipment market, so we couldn’t begin to comment on a manufacturer’s ability to innovate during these odd market times. However, the historical notion is that when the new equipment market stagnates there is greater movement in the used market. It’s important to understand that any capital-intensive industry such as industrial machinery is cyclical.

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Diana SalvucciManufacturing
Monitor Daily: Evolving with ‘Servitization’: The Days of Buying Equipment Are Numbered

Most of us enjoy the benefits of servitization (also known as managed services or managed solutions) every day. In fact, you may be holding a piece of equipment that includes bundled services in your palm as you read this article. These days, most cell phone contracts are miniature versions of servitization. As users, we pay a monthly fee to enjoy the benefit of using a mobile phone, insurance to cover any necessary maintenance or replacement costs as well as the cost of mobile phone service, text messaging and data.

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Diana SalvucciManufacturing