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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.
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Key Industry Issues
In today's complex marketplace, product innovation and customer relationships play important roles in growth and profitability.
Manufacturers need to ensure their IT security strategies remain effective for customer security and protection of intellectual property.
To protect profit margin in today’s quickly changing world, knowing how to maximize productivity and improve efficiency is a must.
To manage profit margins, companies need to have a laser focus on three primary components of product costs: materials, overhead and labor.
Understanding the trends and opportunities of the labor challenges facing the manufacturing industry can enable an effective workforce.
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