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 Technology Links
- 2016 Schneider Downs Manufacturing Economic Survey
- 2015 Schneider Downs Manufacturing Economic Survey
- 2014 Schneider Downs Manufacturing Economic Survey
- 2013 Schneider Downs Manufacturing Economic Survey
- 2012 Schneider Downs Manufacturing Economic Survey
- 2011 Schneider Downs Manufacturing Economic Survey
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