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.

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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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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Why Small and Medium-sized Businesses Fail at Cybersecurity

Gabriel Cisneros
Most SMBs that suffer cybersecurity attacks don’t have the resources to recover. Developing a defense system isn’t hard, but does require a proactive approach.

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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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TAKING ADVANTAGE OF IC-DISC

Kreg Brown
Companies could be missing out on substantial tax savings by overlooking the last remaining income tax incentive for export manufacturers in the form of an IC-DISC. This article originally appears on Company Week.

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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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TAKING THE BULL BY THE HORNS: SOFTWARE ADVISORY FOR A FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANUFACTURER

EKS&H Case Study
For a food and beverage manufacturer and distributor, EKS&H offered ideas to improve manufacturing and distribution processes to ensure less loss and higher profitability.

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WHY NOW SHOULD BE THE TIME TO ACT: EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS FOR MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

Edward Kim
Continued growth in the manufacturing sector is prompting companies to consider the right compensation and benefits policies to attract and retain valuable employees.

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