Sixty-five percent of supplier companies said they received more work in 2018 than in the previous year-a huge jump from the MFGWatch 2016 results of 40 percent (the last time an MFGWatch report was published).
Warehouses are vitally important links in our supply chains and distribution networks - but they could always be more energy-efficient. Here's a look at some of the trends helping warehousing companies save money and reduce their environmental footprints at the same time.
E-commerce has expanded the way manufacturing companies make sales. What used to be the process of supplying products to stores and then customers are now combined with business to business. It has become more popular to include B2B sales.
While import tariffs against Mexico are currently on hold, the American manufacturers that depend on on Mexico's parts supply have a little more breathing room - at least for now.
In part three of this article series, we highlight the overall valuation process, as well as an analysis of factors both internal and external to the business. Here are part one and part two of this series.
The chemicals manufacturing sector has enjoyed positive growth and margins in the last few years. But that's no reason to believe that a slump can't hit the industry in the near future.
Using drones, automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence, companies are leveraging these important warehouse metrics to better serve their customers while improving their own bottom lines.
Many manufacturers have already implemented automation in factories, shifting to digitalized manufacturing processes to save time, money and increase efficiency. But what are the options for smaller businesses?
Companies with technically complex content face two key challenges: press spokespeople and marketing experts must make the products and services known and explain their function and benefits in an easily understandable way.
In the emerging servitization-centered economy, where a growing number of companies are shifting from selling products to selling access to and the outcome those products deliver, manufacturers are redefining the way they do business
Headlines suggest that manufacturing is coming home. However, a renaissance of America's industry was never going to be that simple, particularly for small and medium sized manufacturers.
The accounting balance sheet tells you how much a business has invested in assets, but it doesn't tell you how wisely it has invested.
With the U.S. now imposing about $25 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports, many companies are reevaluating outsourcing-and realizing that reshoring their manufacturing processes makes sense in more ways than one.
White Paper - Many manufacturers have realized significant cost savings and productivity improvements by integrating high strength additive manufacturing (AM) technology into their business, especially in support of their maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) strategy.
Manufacturing business owners must specify the subject interest (i.e., what's being valued, precisely), valuation date and intended user or users. Appraisers can help owners make these decisions, but cannot make these decisions themselves.
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