Our Automobile practice serves both vehicle manufacturers and suppliers on a global basis. Assignments typically involve market share and segmentation analysis, technology forecasting, cost and profitability assessment, and deliver impacting conclusions and recommendations. Our global team of Automobile industry professionals covers light-duty, medium/heavy-duty and off-road vehicle markets as well as the commercial aviation and rail segments. A sampling of products and technologies recently studied includes:

· Air Induction Systems
· Chassis Subsystems
· Electronic Climate Control Systems
· Emissions Systems and Controls
· Engine Management Systems
· Fuel Systems
· Ignition Systems and Sensors
· Lighting Components
· Motors and Actuators
· Powertrains
· Steering Systems
· Sensors
· Telematics
· Valvetrain
· Aftermarket Products and Channels

Our global healthcare practice serves leading manufacturers of equipment, consumables, services and pharmaceuticals in North America, Europe and Asia. Martec supports client planning and strategy development through analyses of new product opportunities, market share and segmentation, distribution channel performance and new market entry. Our regional healthcare practice leaders bring clients detailed, local market insight as well as a global perspective on assignments covering a wide range of healthcare products and services, including those captioned below.

· Biomedical/Life Sciences
· Diagnostics/Laboratory Products
· Medical Equipment and Devices
· Medical Soft Goods and Disposables
· Pharmaceuticals
· Surgical Products
· Wound and Pain Management

Building Construction Products
The Martec Group serves leaders in the building products industry through examination of new product opportunities, due diligence assignments, customer satisfaction and market share tracking. Our worldwide specialists support client strategy development at the product and division level across the residential, commercial and industrial construction sectors. Recent project experience covers the following product and service areas:
· Air Infiltration Barriers
· Asphalt Modifiers
· Caulks and Adhesives
· Ceiling Products
· Concrete Admixtures
· Exterior/Interior Doors
· Fasteners
· Fireproofing Materials
· Flooring
· Glass Fibers

· Grout and Mortar
· Hardware
· Insulation
· Kitchen and Bath Cabinetry
· Lighting
· Plumbing Products
· Power/Hand Tools
· Roofing Systems
· Tiling
· Wallboard

Advanced Technologies & Services

Martec supports clients who are commercializing technologies that enable the exploding digital economy. Although often unseen, these technologies support the development of hardware and communications infrastructures that are the backbone of the Internet. Our global practice leaders typically test new technology concepts, evaluate commercial potential, measure price/value and develop successful go-to-market strategies. A selection of technologies representing recent engagements follows:

· Advanced Optics
· Conductive Polymeric Materials
· e-Commerce Solutions
· Engineered Ceramics for Semiconductor Packaging
· Microelectronic Process Technologies
· Photolithography Performance Chemicals
· Semiconductor Thermal Management Materials
· Specialty Semiconductor Wafer Materials
· Wireless Infrastructure Systems

Industrial Equipment
The Martec Group serves a wide array of global clients that manufacture and distribute commercial and industrial goods to virtually all segments of the economy. Our engagements typically define market potential and growth, segment share by supplier and technology, examine pricing and profitability drivers and result in recommended market positioning strategies. Recent assignments have covered the following product and industry segments:
· Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals
· Hand and Power Tools
· Heat Treating and Metalworking
· HVAC Equipment
· Instrumentation and Industrial Controls
· Machine Tools
· Material Handling Equipment
· Outdoor Power and Golf & Turf Equipment
· Pollution Control Equipment
· Process Equipment
· Recycling and Secondary Markets
· Specialty Castings and Forgings