2. Pressure is mounting. Are you ready? Globalization. Healthcare costs. Competition for talent. These are just some of the pressures our manufacturing clients face, not to mention new legislation, capacity constraints, and rapid technology advancements. Are you prepared to scale your business effectively without putting yourself at risk for future downturns? Do you have a plan in place to maintain and increase margins while reducing costs and waste? What strategies are you undertaking to protect and enhance your enterprise value?
3. Everyday our dedicated and collaborative professionals are working with companies like yours to meet these pressures proactively and with certainty. Plante Morans audit, tax, and consulting professionals have deep specialization from working with more than 2,500 manufacturers and distributors, including owner-managed businesses, private equity rms, and international market leaders. Top accounting and tax experts. Hands-on operations improvement and supply chain specialists. And leading ERP specialists, among others. Discover the value you can achieve with a team of professionals who know your industry and will roll up their sleeves to tackle your biggest challenges, maximize opportunities, and make positive results sustainable. This is how Plante Moran delivers on our promise of providing a higher return on experience. You have questions. We have answers.
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5. Audit & Accounting Audits, reviews, & compilations Benet plan audits & consulting IFRS conversion & reporting Forecasts & projections Internal audit Interim nancial services Financial restructuring & turnaround Valuation & investigative services Tax Compliance & Consulting Federal State & local International Credits & incentives Estate & gift Personal Our advisors have the experience and expertise to provide painless and practical audits and tax strategies to keep you ahead of the curve.
6. Human Capital Are you confident in your ability to find and retain future leaders? Our consultants can help align employee benets with your business strategy and help you nd, motivate, and retain the talent your organization needs, now and in the future. TALENT Personnel assessment Leadership development Succession planning EMPLOYEE BENEFITS 401(k) & retirement plan consulting Executive retention & incentive plans Employee health & welfare consulting
7. Operations & Supply Chain Do you have the right balance of risk mitigation, flexibility, and lowest cost from your supply chain? Let our experts help nd ways to reduce costs, improve performance, and boost your bottom line. Balanced scorecard Manufacturing strategy development Facility rationalization or expansion Estimating & costing Launch management Lean operations improvement Supplier management & development Merger-related operational integration Inventory management Supplier risk assessment Transportation & logistics optimization Capacity utilization
8. International Are you looking to expand globally or invest in foreign markets? From strategic planning and tax structuring, to on-site supplier management, were here to help validate your expansion opportunities, optimize your international operations, and position your organization to compete in the global marketplace. Expansion strategy M&A/Due diligence Business case development Site selection management Supply chain & sourcing support Human resources assistance Entity selection & incorporation assistance Tax structuring & compliance Accounting & payroll services
9. Technology Can your existing business systems stand up to increased supply chain transparency and anticipated changes in customer requirements? Our consultants will help increase the value you get from technology investments, improve IT processes, and develop long-term strategies to ensure each new IT investment is the right one. ERP consulting Information security IT infrastructure Assessment, selection, & planning
10. Strategy & Transactions Are you maximizing your growth potential? When did you last have an objective, outside review of your business plan? Our specialists will provide an outside perspective with market assessments, real estate advisement, and transaction support to help you build real enterprise value. Strategy development Planning & validation Market & competitive assessments M&A/Due diligence Capital raising Real estate advisory (lease, buy, build)
11. Explore the Plante Moran website for further information, including white papers and webinars at: manufacturing.plantemoran.com Stay up-to-date on Plante Moran offerings and industry news by subscribing to our monthly Perspectives E-bulletin or following us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. If you are interested in discussing the ways our manufacturing & distribution specialists can help your organization, contact: You have questions. We have answers. 313.720.1939 Brian Kirby Business Development Manager firstname.lastname@example.org