With the US technically now in a stagflation cycle, companies well positioned to navigate their industry’s trends should outperform the competition. In the Machinery Manufacturing industry, many recent mergers and acquisitions have been pursued for the purpose of strengthening one’s strategy in light of 3 trends:
- Unpredictable fluctuations in demand
- A heightened domestic and international competitive landscape
- Increased input costs
This $429 billion industry domestically is comprised of 15 diverse subindustries, from tractors to semiconductor machinery to printers and wind turbines. Leaders and outliers are surfacing, especially as a result of 2 specific M&A strategies that we discuss in the 2022 Machinery Manufacturing M&A Report found at the link below.