Industries

MANUFACTURING EXPERTISE

 

Manufacturers face stiff competition and cost pressures in an uncertain economic and global environment. Compliance requirements, capital strategy, globalization, industry consolidation, and technology investments are only a few of the critical elements to consider. In an industry as complex as manufacturing, you need an experienced accounting firm and business advisor to help navigate the hurdles and achieve your goals.

Helping Manufacturers Achieve Business Objectives

Understanding the complex dynamics of manufacturers is one of our firm's core competencies. We help you reach your objectives by delivering proactive, innovative, and comprehensive audit, tax, technology, and business consulting solutions for all areas of operations.

With more than 300 current manufacturing client groups, we have deep experience with virtually all industry subsectors. In particular, we focus on the following types of manufacturers:
Biotechnology and Life Sciences
With more than 40 bioscience, medical device, pharmaceutical, and life sciences clients, we serve businesses and organizations that range in size and structure from pre-revenue start-ups to public companies. More »
Craft Brewing and Distilling
Our clients include large and well-established breweries and distilleries and many new start-ups just entering the industry. In fact, our brewery clients produce a combined 1,000,000+ barrels of beer per year. More »
Food and Beverage
EKS&H offers our food and beverage clients the industry-specific expertise of a national firm and the accessible and personalized service of a local advisor. We care as much about your business as you do about the products consumers purchase. More »
Industrial
We stay up to date on the disruptive dynamics industrial manufacturers face through involvement in local and national industry organizations. Our clients include aerospace and defense, automation and robotics, heavy equipment, technology, and scientific measurement companies. More »
Outdoor and Sporting Goods
Our outdoor and sporting goods clients produce athletic goods, active apparel, and sports and fitness equipment. These clients represent industry-leading brands and as well as early stage, rapidly growing businesses. More »

Our Reputation and Qualifications

To stay up to date on important industry trends, we are active members of several leading organizations, including the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI), the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Alliance (CAMA), and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). With this level of knowledge and expertise, you can be confident that every strategy has you and your company’s vital interests in mind. The audit, tax, and consulting services we provide will be focused on helping you succeed in this uncertain environment.

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2016 Manufacturing Industry Outlook

Although the industry is growing, many manufacturers faced softer demand in 2015 than originally anticipated. This is particularly true for businesses with a significant percent of international customers that are dealing with the challenges of a strong dollar and less stable international markets. Growth in domestic consumer and business spending might help manufacturers in 2016; however, caution and uncertainty are the sentiment in many sub-sectors.  Read more »

Manufacturing R&D: Why It’s Not Confined to the Laboratory and What That Means for You

Lawrence Knutson

Industry Today magazine recently published an article written by EKS&H Tax Partner, Lawrence Knutson, in their ‘Dollars & Sense’ section. The article addresses the Research & Development (R&D) tax credit opportunities for manufacturing, high-tech, and many more small to mid-sized businesses. In fact, start-ups benefit from an average claim of $151,000.  Read more »

Building a Lean Manufacturing Culture

Kreg Brown

A successful Lean manufacturing strategy requires a commitment to a trust-based culture. How could a cultural overhaul benefit the profitability and financial performance of your business?  Read more »