The stakes are high in the consumer products industry. Manufacturers are facing unprecedented challenges in the fast-paced and increasingly competitive environment. Succeeding in this market requires an intense focus on understanding and anticipating consumer needs and providing products at the right price points.
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The Trump administration's trade policy made a bold statement with a spontaneous announcement to impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum. The president excluded Canada and Mexico, for now.
According to a new Standard & Poor’s report, there are two key indicators that will tell you what kind of shape the manufacturing industry is in.
Based in St. Louis, Missouri, US, Sunnen Products Company (referred to as Sunnen) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of bore sizing and finishing equipment, engine rebuilding equipment, and tooling and abrasives. Its honing products are used in the sizing and finishing of cylindrical bores for internal combustion engines; in mechanical gears; in hydraulic valve bodies, blocks, and cylinders; and in petroleum extraction tubes, among others.
The company’s prime markets include automotive and transportation, construction, mining, aerospace and energy. Customers range all the way from small, owner-operated machine shops to large, publicly-traded original equipment manufacturers.
Not only are many manufacturers wondering how the tax law changes will fuel the economy, but how will the key provisions impact my business. Well, usually most answer(s) provided by your advisor take on a typical response like “it depends,” and in some regards that is the case here. However, before we get into specific benefits under the new law, let’s step back and look at what this means from a macro level.