Resources for the Manufacturing Industry
Schneider Downs has compiled the following manufacturing industry links that may provide useful tools and information for your business.
Manufacturing Matters is the quarterly electronic newsletter from Schneider Downs designed with your business in mind. In each issue, you will find topical articles on your industry, coupled with insights from members of the Schneider Downs team. Click the links below to view current or achieved issues and subscribe to receive future electronic issues.
- 2017 Survey Results: Manufacturing Matters 3/9/17
- Manufacturing Day: Maufacturing Matters 11/8/16
- Industry Insights: Manufacturing Matters 1/19/16
- Worker Shortage: Manufacturing Matters 9/4/15
- The Results Are In: Manufacturing Matters 5/7/15
- EPA Proposed Legislation: Manufacturing Matters 1/16/15
- Tax Extenders: Manufacturing Matters 12/18/14
- Where Are the Jobs?: Manufacturing Matters 10/23/14
- Opportunity and Optimism: Manufacturing Matters 8/28/14
- Good Workers: Manufacturing Matters 7/2/14
- Sector Expansion: Manufacturing Matters 5/8/14
- The New State: Manufacturing Matters 4/10/14
- US Business Investment: Manufacturing Matters 3/13/14
- Employment Trends: Manufacturing Matters 2/6/14
- Economic Survey Results: Manufacturing Matters 1/9/14
Manufacturing Technology Links
- 2014 Schneider Downs Manufacturing Survey Results
- 2011 Schneider Downs Manufacturing Survey Results
- Looking Back on 2009 - Taking Advantage of Opportunities in an Economic Downturn
- Schneider Downs 2009 Second Quarter Manufacturing & Distribution Update
- Schneider Downs Manufacturing & Distribution Spring 2009 Update
- What's Your New Years Resolution?
Manufacturing and Distribution Industry Links
- Quick Manufacturing News - E-mail newsletter that assembles news stories reported by nine manufacturing industry publications.
- The Manufacturer (Best Practices) - Manufacturing news with both U.S. and a UK versions
- National Association of Manufacturers - Political advocacy group in Washington, D.C.
- American Production & Inventory Control Society
- Northeast Midwest Institute - Non-profit and non-partisan research organization for Northeast and Midwest states.
- Inventory Operations - Information on Inventory Management and Warehouse Operations
- Plastics Industry Trade Association - Plastics industry trade association that represents the entire plastics industry supply chain including processors, machinery and equipment manufacturers and raw materials suppliers.
- American Iron & Steel Institute
- Association of Iron & Steel Technology
- Penn State University Department of Manufacturing Engineering
- University of Pittsburgh School of Engineering
- Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board
- Microsoft Small Business Technology
- Society of Human Resource Managers
- Small Business Development Center
- The Thomas Registry - A search tool to find manufacturers, find manufacturers, distributors and service providers
- International Organization of Standards - A developer and publisher of International Standards
- Internal Revenue Service
- U.S. Department of Labor
- U.S. Department of Commerce
- U.S. Federal Trade Commission
- U.S. Government Export Portal
- U.S. Department of the Environment
- Small Business Administration