2017 BDO Manufacturing Riskfactor Report

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July 24, 2017
The 2017 BDO Manufacturing RiskFactor Report examines the risk factors in the most recent 10-K filings of the largest 100 publicly traded U.S. manufacturers in the food manufacturing, transportation, fabricated metals, machinery, plastics and rubber segments; the risks are analyzed and ranked by order of frequency cited.


Next-Gen Manufacturing = Next-Level Risks 

Ready or not, the next generation of manufacturing has arrived. Manufacturers are up against coalescing forces of technological disruption, economic uncertainty, globalization and trade upheaval—all of which will shape the manufacturing industry of tomorrow. Today, that means a wide array of business risks to identify, evaluate and build into business strategy. 

But there’s also ample reason to believe 2017 is primed for a manufacturing renaissance. The Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Index inched up to 54.9 in May, beating estimates and indicating the manufacturing economy grew for the 96th consecutive month. New orders, employment and inventories reflect stability, and coupled with the installation of a new administration vocally committed to boosting U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, momentum seems to be building.

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