Our client, a global consulting company, was conducting a world study on the demand for motorcycle lubricant and contracted Americas Market Intelligence (AMI) to lead the research for the Colombian market.
Our client required support in nine of Latin America's smaller markets as it attempted to size and segment the lubricant sector in each. The challenge to researchers in these countries is the absence of relevant published data combined with a large grey market that few understand and no one had quantified.
Our client, a leading international port operator, wanted to pursue a bid for the privatization of a Pacific coast cargo port. They wanted to assess the transparency of the bidding process and the growth potential for the market.
The client—a multinational energy company with low presence in Brazil—needed to understand the Electric Energy, Transformer and Gas Circuit Breaker (GCB)/Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) markets in Brazil in terms of environment and structure, along with potential partners and/or sales structure.
Our client, a large consulting group, was hired by a global lubricant manufacturer who wanted to better understand its performance in five Latin American markets. The client wanted to conduct a comprehensive survey of mines throughout the region to understand 1) the lubricant buying process and decision influencers; 2) unmet customer needs; 4) mines’ perception of brands in the market; and 5) macro trends affecting buying decisions. They also required an estimation of total mining lubricant market size by mine type and product.
Our client, a leading supplier of commercial refrigerators and display cases, hired Americas Market Intelligence (AMI) to conduct a brand awareness, attribute and preference study for Latin America. The goal was to understand where the client stood vis-à-vis its competitors in terms of its brand strength, perceived product features, and product performance.
Our client, a leading supplier of industrial supplies, hired Americas Market Intelligence (AMI) to organize and run mystery shopping services of its main competitors in Colombia to identify and evaluate key issues in regards to customer service, including setting up of credit lines, delivery times, and others. The goal was to generate an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of its competitors in customer service in order to properly compete.
Our client, a leading supplier of industrial power transmission and motion control products, acquired a local manufacturer in Brazil, to act as its Latin American headquarters and pursue growth in the region. With little experience in Brazil and Latin America, the client needed to understand the size of the market and the main industries driving growth, as well as identify its main competitors in Brazil.
ur client, a multi-national consulting group, hired Americas Market Intelligence (AMI) to conduct the Latin American competitive intelligence portion of a global study it publishes annually on the production of base stock used in lubricant blending. The client required us to provide profiles of nine base stock plants in four countries, determining plant capacity, production, and details on future upgrades/expansions.
ur client, a global industry focused consultancy was hired by a manufacturer of micro-irrigation equipment to evaluate the competitive landscape in Latin America. They approached Americas Market Intelligence (AMI) to gather market intelligence and research for all of Latin America to conduct opportunity benchmarking and to better focus their own expansion strategy.
Prompted by the infrastructure boom that was taking place in Brazil, our client, a leading global consultancy focused on the industrial sector, wanted to identify the largest investment projects in Brazil in the short and medium term, gaining insight on where demand for its products will be the strongest in coming years.
Our client, a leading global supplier of industrial parts and supplies, was seeking to better understand how the global sourcing of industrial supplies functions in Mexico in Brazil, in order to expand its business in these countries.
A manufacturer of roof tiles and waterproofing products used in civil construction needed to understand market size, growth, competition, opportunities and threats of its industry in Brazil and Argentina.
Our client, a global consultancy, was contracted by a US manufacturer of industrial cleaning equipment to guide them on where to enter the market in Latin America. Their client brought some pre-conceived notions of where to prioritize their growth efforts but wanted an independent study to test their hypothesis. The challenge, as is often the case, was the lack of timely market data available through published sources.
Our client, a leading waste management corporation, saw opportunity in Brazil, this being as a large country with growing consumption levels and multiple large cities. The client required research and competitive intelligence for waste management services in Brazil to understand the competitive landscape of the market, current competitors, government involvement and differences across regions.
Our client, a global manufacturer of agricultural equipment with a long history in Brazil, was concerned by the incursion of new Asian competitors into one of their largest markets. They needed a competitive research analysis for the Brazilian market to understand the level of commitment that these new competitors had to the Brazilian market and what investments they were making in Brazilian assembly, post sales support, training, etc.
Our client, a global player in the industrial equipment field, had already begun its foray into Latin America in Mexico. Now they were ready to enter a second LatAm market. Strategically, our client chose not to greenfield but rather to enter into a joint venture with complementary local firms whose businesses our client could help expand. The industrial equipment firm needed research help for Latin America to find the right local partner.
Our client, a multinational consulting group, was advising their client, an industrial cleaning products manufacturer. The client was interested in breaking into the Brazilian market by acquiring a local manufacturer. AMI was tasked with this Brazil market assessment study. Its goals were identifying and vetting possible candidates by ascertaining sales volume, company reputation, product offering, manufacturing capabilities and distribution structure.
Our client, a leading niche supplier of latex compounds, was recently purchased by new financial investors who wanted to dramatically increase sales by attacking new global markets well beyond its home country. To do so, the company had to first understand which markets around the world were growing fastest and how fierce the competition stood in each promising market.
Our client, a leading supplier of waste management equipment, was looking to expand into one of two of Latin America’s largest markets and required a market expansion study that would compare demand forecasts, competitive pressures and the regulatory environment of both countries.
Challenge: Our client, a manufacturer of high quality printed corrugated containers needed to understand the market dynamics for three industries: toys, electronics, and household appliances, in order to navigate the market and make informed expansion decisions.