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2016 Indiana Manufacturing Survey Reveals Roadblocks to Industry Prosperity

State of Hoosier Manufacturing

2016 Survey Results


The results from the 2016 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Roadblocks to Prosperity reveal that Hoosier manufacturers are bullish on the future even as financial performance markers are diminishing.

Katz, Sapper & Miller and the Indiana University Kelley School of Business conduct the annual Indiana Manufacturing Survey, now in its 10th year, in partnership with the Indiana Manufacturers Association and Conexus Indiana. Respondents range from small machine shops to global corporations, making industrial equipment, automotive electronics, lifesaving medical products, cutting-edge aerospace technologies and more.

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 environment
  • Manufacturing and distribution methods
  • Performance metrics
  • Relocating, offshoring and onshoring
  • Regulatory concerns
  • Workforce issues


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2022 Indiana
Manufacturing Survey

The results are in from the 2022 Indiana Manufacturing Survey. Learn how Hoosier manufacturers are responding to high supply chain costs, recruitment and retention, and more.

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