Survey reveals confidence in manufacturing for 2016 among midsized industrial U.S. manufacturers
Prime Advantage, the leading group purchasing organization for midsized manufacturers, presents the findings of its eighth edition of the CFO Survey, revealing the financial projections and top concerns of industrial manufacturing companies. The results show that optimism in manufacturing among the group’s Members if far outpacing enthusiasm for the U.S. economy as a whole.
|Optimism about companies' financial prospects rose to 6.9|
|Fewer are optimistic about the U.S. economy in 2016|
|63% are continuing to focus on new products and services|
|Healthcare costs are the #1 internal concern|
|81% expecting benefits from decreased oil prices|
|Key customers are expected to bring growth in 2016|