Report10 October 2018Updated 7 months ago

From assets to access: The transformation of capital goods

The shift from manufacturing to services is set to intensify, as new technology presents companies with opportunities for growth. But the transition won't be an easy one


Executive summary

Service provision is increasingly the tech industry's money-maker, taking over traditional production activities that accounted for two-thirds of income twenty years ago.

There are plenty of opportunities along the service model route, although these vary for different markets. 

This report analyses the value of this technological shift, both for manufacturers and the wider economy.