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U.S. manufacturers are concerned about overcoming supply chain disruptions, fluctuating fuel pricing and staffing shortages, according to the Leading Edge Alliance National Manufacturing Outlook Survey. Data was gathered from an aggregated sample of middle-market and large, global manufacturers in a variety of industries, primarily in machining/industrial, transportation/automotive and construction.

For long-term growth, manufacturing leaders are restructuring their sourcing strategies while investing in new product and process research. Overall, they indicate that now is the time to focus on foundational improvements that will mitigate uncertainty and build their future success.

The full report covers the following topics:

  • Top manufacturing business priorities & investments
  • Forecasted growth & opportunities
  • Supply chain solutions
  • M&A landscape
  • Cybersecurity & technology concerns
  • General outlook for 2023 in manufacturing