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The Year Ahead for Manufacturing
Of the almost 250,000 manufacturing facilities in the U.S., more than 90% have less than $10 million in annual revenue. Gardner Intelligence bridges the gap between macroeconomic data, such as interest rates and consumer spending, and microeconomic data, such as the Gardner Business Index, of parts producers to examine the leading indicators of the manufacturing sectors that will be rising and falling in the year head.
Key Drivers of Contract Manufacturing Success
So, what drives profit margin and other key metrics at contract manufacturers? Where should a manufacturer focus its efforts to improve its business? Whether your business is CNC machining, plastics processing, composites fabricating, plating or coating, Gardner Intelligence leverages data from thousands of manufacturers to reveal insights about the key drivers of success for contract manufacturers.
Trends in Machine Tool Spending
Gardner Intelligence has conducted the Capital Spending Survey and World Machine Tool Survey for more than 30 years. This presentation dives into the data to see what types of machines are in demand. Leading indicators are correlated with the trends in machine tool consumption to provide a peek into the future.