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In domestic and global markets, the challenges can be especially daunting for middle-market manufacturers. Internal resources may not have enough familiarity with some issues that are critical to the needs of the company. But a closer look can often be the bridge that changes those challenges into opportunities. Below are the key issues and trends impacting the manufacturing industry. 

2017 RSM Manufacturing Monitor Survey

INSIGHT ARTICLE

2017 RSM Manufacturing Monitor Survey

The Manufacturing Monitor survey takes an in-depth look at the growth, technology, profitability and risk issues affecting the industry.

Key Industry Issues

Revenue growth and profitability

Revenue growth and profitability

In today's complex marketplace, product innovation and customer relationships play important roles in profitability.

Technology

Technology

Manufacturers need to ensure their IT security strategies remain effective for customer security and protection of intellectual property.

International expansion

International expansion

Understanding the challenges of international taxation, business culture and regulatory issues can facilitate effective global operations.

Process improvement and margin management

Process improvement and margin management

To protect profit margin in today’s quickly changing world, knowing how to maximize productivity and improve efficiency is a must.

Risk management

Risk management

To manage profit margins, companies need to have a laser focus on three primary components of product costs: materials, overhead and labor.

Policy issues

Policy issues

Staying on top of new policies and regulations is critical to preserving compliance integrity. Learn how RSM can help your organization.

Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions

With cash and credit more available, companies are looking at merger and acquisition opportunities as part of their growth strategies.

Workforce

Workforce

As businesses grow, workforce needs to grow with it.

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Steve Menaker 
National Manufacturing Practice Leader

800.274.3978


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Critical business issues to consider for 2018

  • October 26, 2017

IN-PERSON EVENT

2017 Manufacturing & distribution executive summit

  • October 26, 2017

IN-PERSON EVENT

Middle market CPE summit

  • October 26, 2017