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State of Hoosier Manufacturing

2014 Indiana Manufacturing Survey Results Now Available

The results from the 2014 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Strong for Today, Concerned for Tomorrow reveal that although Indiana manufacturing appears to have momentum, serious challenges loom just over the horizon.


“The Indiana Manufacturing Survey provides key insights on an annual basis – insights that help us promote a favorable business environment for Hoosier manufacturers at all levels of state and local government.
During the 2013 General Assembly, last year’s survey data allowed us to advocate important legislation that provided tax relief to manufacturing companies.”

Patrick J. Kiely, President & CEO - Indiana Manufacturers Association

Why it matters

Designed to provide insights into management choices made by manufacturing and distribution companies across Indiana, the annual Indiana Manufacturing Survey offers a better understanding of current market trends and best practices in the following categories:

Business environmentWorkforce issues
Manufacturing and
distribution methods
Regulatory concerns
Performance metricsRelocating, offshoring
and onshoring


See the key findings