GLOBAL FOOTPRINT SERVICES: GLOBAL EXPANSION (ASEAN)

GLOBAL FOOTPRINT SERVICES:

GLOBAL EXPANSION (ASEAN)

GLOBAL FOOTPRINT SERVICES: GLOBAL EXPANSION

BACKGROUND

Global firm needed to increase China/Asia manufacturing capacity. EWA was engaged to develop and implement an Asian Manufacturing Footprint Strategy to drive long-term profitability.

GLOBAL FOOTPRINT SERVICES: GLOBAL EXPANSION

APPROACH

Step 1

Identifying the expansion criteria

  • Company analysis
    • Expansion criteria: labor supply/costs, government incentives, inflation rates, availability of raw materials, transport & export logistics, supply chain vendor availability
Step 2

An in-depth comparative analysis of 6 selected countries

  • Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand & China
    • Expansion recommendation: Thailand
Step 3

On the ground interaction

    • Negotiated conditions for property purchase & property management (waste removal, perimeter security, etc.)
    • Negotiated investment incentives with Secretary General of Royal Thailand Board of Investment
    • Qualified local Thai vendors to support the company’s manufacturing location
    • Met with local legal and accounting firms to identify the necessary criteria for establishing a business entity
Step 4

Hands-on implementation

    • Property was purchased and all pre-construction permits/licenses/registrations were acquired by October 2017
    • Plant designs, construction budget/timeline & all construction partner contracts were finalized in November 2017
    • Plant construction and equipment installation began in January 2018 and was completed in April 2019
    • Identification and recruitment of supply chain, distribution & logistics partners was completed in February/March 2019
GLOBAL FOOTPRINT SERVICES: GLOBAL EXPANSION

RESULTS

Government Incentives

      • 8 year tax holiday from CIT, 50% tax reduction for an additional 5 years

Cost Reduction

      • $22.0M tax savings over 10 years
      • $4.3M annual labor savings after 5 years
      • $1.8M annual material savings after 5 years
      • $120/unit average freight savings

Company Growth

      • 42% increase in sales over 5 years
      • 53% increase in revenue over 5 years

 

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Supply Chain Over-Dependence on China Negatively Affecting Valuations

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Supply Chain Over-Dependence on China Negatively Affecting Valuations

Supply Chain Over-Dependence on China Negatively Affecting Valuations

About the Webinar

Development of a key element of a strong exit preparation – an evidence-backed explanation of why the asset is a great investment opportunity.

    • Why the business is a strong asset.
    • How it’s going to improve (the upside for the next owner).
    • Why it’s strategically beneficial.

Is proving to be a major challenge at a time when it is needed most for 3 reasons:

    • The heightened awareness of the need for risk diversification in supply chains
    • The heightened awareness of companies’ current over-dependency on China in supply chains
    • Many PE firms & companies are uncertain about making changes to supply chains, due to the current volatility of the global business environment (Source: McKinsey)

This webinar discusses how companies can diversify into Mexico, Asia and Central Eastern Europe.

    • Business Environments and Product Concentrations
    • Sourcing & Procurement Consideration in these countries
    • Explanation of country evaluation & selection process
    • Explanation of identification & qualification of suppliers
Supply Chain Over-Dependence on China Negatively Affecting Valuations

Speakers

Mark Plum | Director, East West Associates
  • Former President of Briggs & Stratton Asia (NYSE: BGG)
  • VP Sales & Marketing, American Standard Thailand & American Standard China
Dan McLeod | Director, East West Associates
  • Former Director Asia Pacific Operations- Ashland Specialty Ingredients
  • General Manager-Eaton Corporation (SE Asia)
  • Director of Asia Pacific Manufacturing and Supply Chain-Hercules
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Feasibility of Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain Strategies

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Feasibility of Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain Strategies

Feasibility of Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain Strategies

About the Webinar

To adapt to a changing global business environment, many companies are considering expanding/relocating supply chain & manufacturing beyond China to diversify risk.

However, it is common that companies struggle to validate the financial and
implementation feasibility of their strategy, due to a lack of expertise and
resources.

But, without confirmation that the proposed strategy will deliver the projected Return on Investment (ROI) and can be successfully.

This webinar helps companies to identify and eliminate potential stumbling blocks in validating the financial and implementation feasibility of company strategies to expand/relocate supply chains beyond China.

Feasibility of Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain Strategies

Speakers

Mark Plum | Director, East West Associates
  • Former President of Briggs & Stratton Asia (NYSE: BGG)
  • VP Sales & Marketing, American Standard Thailand & American Standard China
Dan McLeod | Director, East West Associates
  • Former Director Asia Pacific Operations- Ashland Specialty Ingredients
  • General Manager-Eaton Corporation (SE Asia)
  • Director of Asia Pacific Manufacturing and Supply Chain-Hercules
Feasibility of Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain Strategies

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Global Supply Chain Optimization in a Changing China

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Global Supply Chain Optimization in a Changing China

Global Supply Chain Optimization in a Changing China

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Global firm needed to increase China/Asia manufacturing capacity. EWA was engaged to develop and implement an Asian Manufacturing Footprint Strategy to drive long-term profitability.

Global Supply Chain Optimization in a Changing China

Speakers

Mark Plum | Director, East West Associates
  • Former President of Briggs & Stratton Asia (NYSE: BGG)
  • VP Sales & Marketing, American Standard Thailand & American Standard China
Dan McLeod | Director, East West Associates
  • Former Director Asia Pacific Operations- Ashland Specialty Ingredients
  • General Manager-Eaton Corporation (SE Asia)
  • Director of Asia Pacific Manufacturing and Supply Chain-Hercules
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Mitigating the Impact of the US China Tariffs

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Mitigating the Impact of the US China Tariffs

Mitigating the Impact of the US China Tariffs

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This webinar discusses the operational, commercial and supply chain counteractive measures companies can take to mitigate the impact of the US China Tariffs.

    • Overview of the impacts of the US/China tariffs upon companies operating & investing in China
    • Presentation of 5 key counteractive strategies, which companies are developing to mitigate the impact of the US/China tariffs
    • Review of the counteractive strategy development process
    • EWA implementation case studies outlining how counteractive strategies are transformed into results
Mitigating the Impact of the US China Tariffs

Speakers

Mark Plum | Director, East West Associates
  • Former President of Briggs & Stratton Asia (NYSE: BGG)
  • VP Sales & Marketing, American Standard Thailand & American Standard China
Warren Wisnewski | Director, East West Associates
  • Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific for Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: KODK)
  • Recipient of Shanghai City’s Silver and Golden Magnolia Awards
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