PRIMARY CONTACTS: Edward Friel CPA (Pittsburgh), Evan Ogrodnik CPA (Pittsburgh)

Schneider Downs provides accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services to the manufacturing industry throughout the Pittsburgh and Columbus regions and do so with big thinking and personal focus. Our team of business advisors works with clients who have local, national and international operations.

Our professionals have the experience and knowledge to create solutions specific to your manufacturing organization and solutions that will help you achieve your business goals.

Clients We Serve in the Manufacturing Industry

Our clients include all sizes and types of manufacturing companies. Our client list includes family-owned entities, entities with private equity and venture capital investors and local, regional and global public ownership.

Services We Offer to the Manufacturing Industry

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Audit and Assurance Services

We apply the experience of more than 50 years in practice to the audit and assurance needs of public and privately held

Tax Services

The tax environment is constantly changing, and effective business and tax planning allows clients to take advantage

State and Local Tax

We recognize that dealing with state and local taxes can be expensive and confusing due to complex and ever-changing laws

Risk Advisory

A company’s future depends on its ability to identify and manage risk. Effective risk management requires an effective internal audit function.

Sarbanes Oxley Compliance Services

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) is legislation passed by the U.S. Congress to protect shareholders from accounting errors and fraudulent practices

Technology and Software Consulting Services

Schneider Downs Technology Advisors is committed to providing value added technology services and solutions to our clients

Due Diligence Services

The way a company structures the finances and operations for a transaction can often have a dramatic effect

Business Advisory

The valuation of any business or asset is a complex task that includes, among other things

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Investigative and Forensic Accounting

Forensic accounting is a specialty practice area that applies accounting concepts along with data analysis and auditing techniques

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View useful tools and information for your business such as, Manufacturing Technology Links, Manufacturing Economic Survey Updates, Industry Links and Government Links.

case studies

Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

our thoughts on

Behind the Numbers in ISM’s Q4 Report on Business
Manufacturing BY Brian Reitz
2020 Schneider Downs Manufacturers’ Economic Survey Results Released
Manufacturing - State of the Industry
Reshoring and Manufacturers
Behind the Numbers in ISM’s Q3 Report on Business

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Map of Pittsburgh Office

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215
p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

Map of Washington Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102