Manufacturing

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 approximately 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.

Talk with Our Industry Lead

Connect with Chris Otto to discuss our manufacturing industry services.

FIVE STRATEGIES EVERY MANUFACTURER SHOULD RETHINK IN 2018

Chris Otto
Exploring “what-if” scenarios for sales strategies, M&A, R&D, talent, and technology could lead to less obvious, but more profitable, business results. 

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8 TAX QUESTIONS EVERY MANUFACTURER SHOULD ASK THEIR CPA TO ENSURE THEY ARE MINIMIZING THE TAX BURDEN

Mike Fitzgerald and Brent Hendricks
Manufacturers concerned about next year’s tax bill can minimize costs by discussing these common scenarios, questions, and answers with their CPA. 

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REVENUE FROM CONTRACTS WITH CUSTOMERS: SIGNIFICANT NEW CHANGES FOR MANUFACTURERS

Ben Milius and Kreg Brown
The effective dates for the updates to ASU No. 2014-09 are quickly approaching and complying with the new standard will likely require significant changes to a manufacturing company’s internal controls over financial reporting, financial statements and disclosures, sales processes and procedures, sales contract provisions, and business practices. Companies should begin preparing for implementation now. 

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FOUR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TOOLS TO HELP IMPROVE YOUR MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS

Ben Milius
Even the most sophisticated accounting and finance functions that manufacturers can benefit from better use of certain financial management tools. 

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Include People, Processes, and Products in Manufacturing Innovation

Chris Otto
Innovation doesn’t always require a new idea. Companies can gain traction by thinking about how to make strategic tweaks to reimagine what already exists.

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2018 NATIONAL MANUFACTURING OUTLOOK AND INSIGHTS SURVEY

For the second year, nationally recognized professional services firm EKS&H jointly released the results from the 2018 Leading Edge Alliance National Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Optimism is high as manufacturers’ responses indicated they have a more positive outlook about the economy for 2018 than in 2017.

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Mitigating Manufacturing Risks

John Murphy and Joe Puglia
Manufacturing risk shifts with changing conditions. Today’s companies need to be ready for challenges involved with their supply chain, digital information, talent, and more.

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We have been pleased with EKS&H from an audit and tax and perspective and especially liked the addition of your food systems and safety expertise. This specialized food industry experience is additional reinforcement that we made the right decision when we picked your firm. Jeremy Cleaver
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Teton Waters Ranch