“Machinery manufacturing tends to be a cyclical, capital-intensive industry. Since the great recession, revenue for companies in this sector has also been steadily rising.” Dennis Donovan

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Machinery manufacturers are engaged in initiatives to buffer the cyclical downswings that periodically occur. As a result, such initiatives embrace expanding product lines, entering new geographic markets, furnishing product lifecycle management, selling re-manufactured products and providing repair/maintenance/overhaul services.

Given intense global competition, price matters, especially for more commodity/high volume products. But price is also becoming a greater factor even for more complex/sophisticated machinery. Consequently, there is a concerted effort across the machinery industry landscape to drive efficiency, lower prices and boost profitability.

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