Industry and related services

CMI exerts its expertise in numerous segments of the industry

The industrial sector is in decline in France. This global trend hides the strong attractiveness of this sector and France’s strong position in certain segments. Technological differentiation often plays a key role in this sector, as does the ability of companies to deploy their expertise at a European and global scale.

Thanks to strong ties with many engineering schools, CMI’s team is in line with these issues. In addition, we have established specific partnerships in this area – for instance with technical centres in France and abroad.

For many years, we have developed close relationships with our customers in various sectors:

  • Aeronautics
  • Process Equipment and Robotics
  • Surface treatments
  • Optoelectronics
  • Agribusiness
  • Engineering (nuclear, oil & gas, …)
  • Security Industries
  • Industrial maintenance


  • Portfolio analysis
  • Support for strategic thinking regarding the impact of the covid-19 crisis: market trends, KSF evolution, identification of new opportunities,…
  • Development of growth, diversification and optimization strategies
  • Commercial strategies (regional approaches, key account approaches etc.)
  • Internationalization strategies (country screening and prioritization, development plans)
  • Build-up strategies (screening, strategic audits)
  • Programming of research
  • Optimization of the innovation process (ideation, prioritization, animation)
  • Support during the preparation of applications in response to calls for projects
  • Innovation marketing
  • Organisational design and governance definition
  • Optimization of structures and operating procedures
  • Structuring and supporting the evolution of existing jobs or the creation of new ones
  • Conducting buy-side and sell-side due diligence for private equity funds regarding investments in the industrial sector
  • Assistance to companies owned by investment funds on strategic and operational issues such as defining the strategic plan, analyzing growth drivers, 2020 crisis, developing the acquisition strategy, reviewing the commercial strategy, optimizing profitability, etc.

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