December 15, 2014

Web Analytics of Manufacturing Hungary Blog in 2014

We are a small but growing site selection supporting blog, so proudly share our web performance in 2014:

source: Google Analytics

November 24, 2014

The Shifting Economics of Global Manufacturing: reasons and lessons

The Boston Consulting Group recently published a great analysis about the changing landscape of global manufacturing. The reasons and adoption tactics can be important for all manufacturing companies around the globe.

October 29, 2014

Company profile: Wassim Cheese, Hungary

Dr. Riad Naboulsi, a medical doctor with Lebanese origin, was founded his small diary company in Eastern Hungary in 1989. Today he is one of the largest cheese exporters of Hungary. This is his story.

September 22, 2014

How to select your new automotive manufacturing site in Eastern Europe - 2014 edition

Eastern Europe became a leading automotive manufacturing location: it produced the 59% of Germany’s output in 2012, which is more than the output of France, Italy and Belgium altogether. The automotive industry is not just robust but growing, thanks to the strong technical education, good infrastructure and stable business environment.

These few slides try to help you when its about the site selection of your new automotive manufacturing plant.

August 25, 2014

Grants for manufacturing in Eastern Europe

When it’s about industrial site selection, grants can be the mousse on the cake. I don’t suggest to make a decision based on grants only, but why shouldn’t calculate with free money when some governments provide it?

May 8, 2014

Changing frequency of our blog updates

Dear Reader,

the Business Park Institute blog will be updated on a monthly basis in the future. I hope, you will find: less is more also in this case.


April 25, 2014

Education to employment: Getting Europe’s youth into work

McKinsey & Co recently published a study about the challenges of European youth' path from education to employement (E2E).


April 11, 2014

China vs. Eastern Europe: comparison of manufacturing locations - 2014 edition

Reading government information, the world is full with fantastic manufacturing locations. But do goverment PR guys tell the truth? In these few slides we try to collect and investigate some data about China and Central- and Eastern Europe, to provide you some comparisons about the manufacturing locations.

March 27, 2014

Electronics manufacturing clusters in Eastern Europe: an ultimate guide

Eastern European electronics clusters provide low-cost manufacturing, innovative supply chains and focused manufacturing skills, making easier to do business on the European market.

If you have questions, do not hesitate to share it - publicly or privatly (csorjan @

March 14, 2014

Subcontracting opportunities in Eastern European automotive clusters

The output of Central and Eastern Europe's automotive industry reached in 2012 the 59% of German automotive industry, which is higher than France and Italy's performance all together. Robust and growing local clusters open new opportunities for industry players.

February 28, 2014

The rise of nextshoring and its impact on manufacturing site selection

McKinsey & Co. resently published an awesome analysis about the future of offshoring. I guess these trends will shape the way how we talk about manufacturing site selection.


January 10, 2014

How to select your new electronics manufacturing site in Eastern Europe? - 2014 edition

There are several new trends to consider when it's about electronics site selection in Central and Eastern Europe:

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