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Did you know – Manufacturing News March 20, 2017 by BerganKDV Team
Did you know – Manufacturing News
A new study by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association found auto parts manufacturing jobs in the U.S. have risen 19 percent since 2012, with more than 871,000 Americans employed in the sector. Fifty-seven percent of small- to medium-sized manufacturers reported they were likely to see strong to mild month-over-month growth, according to Xometry’s Small Manufacturing Index. […]
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Perspective in Manufacturing March 20, 2017 by BerganKDV Team
Perspective in Manufacturing
A feature examining the role of private equity in the manufacturing sector. The new administration’s pro-economic growth agenda has spurred optimism among the investment community, and most agree the coming year is primed for a healthy cadence of deals.
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Software Development Produces Significant Tax Benefits for Manufacturers March 20, 2017 by BerganKDV Team
Software Development Produces Significant Tax Benefits for Manufacturers
By Rick Schreiber, Chai Hoang and Chris Bard Last year, over 6,000 manufacturers claimed more than an estimated $10 billion in research tax credits (RTCs), with each manufacturer’s average benefit exceeding $1 million. Generated in part by manufacturers’ efforts to develop new and improved products and processes, these benefits were also generated by their continued […]
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Advanced Software Checklist: 4 Steps Manufacturers Should Take Before Investing in ERP in Industry 4.0 March 20, 2017 by BerganKDV Team
Advanced Software Checklist: 4 Steps Manufacturers Should Take Before Investing in ERP in Industry 4.0
By Eskander Yavar The arrival of Industry 4.0, or the fourth industrial revolution, signifies the next era in manufacturing, in which plants, processes, products and people come together in an entirely new way, enabling decentralized, autonomous decision-making on factory floors. Sometimes used interchangeably with the “Industrial Internet of Things”—a term coined by GE CEO Jeff […]
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How Quality of Earnings Can Drive Value To Your Manufacturing Enterprise March 20, 2017 by BerganKDV Team
How Quality of Earnings Can Drive Value To Your Manufacturing Enterprise
By Jerry Dentinger & Ryan McCaslin Dealmaking in the manufacturing industry is poised to accelerate in 2017, buoyed by investor optimism around proposed pro-growth economic policies. Despite the modest slowdown in volume last year, multiples and valuations stayed high going into 2017. Therefore, buyers remain laser-focused on understanding a target’s profitability model to justify the […]
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Are You at Risk? Your Biggest Cybersecurity Questions, Answered March 16, 2017 by BerganKDV Team
Are You at Risk? Your Biggest Cybersecurity Questions, Answered
Security is part of every business and IT discussion these days and it will only become more intense as time goes on. Because cybercrime has evolved to become more aggressive than ever, it’s important to understand what puts you and your organization at risk.
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The Three Faces of Interest Rates March 16, 2017 by David G. Sparks, CFA
The Three Faces of Interest Rates
“Don’t fight the Fed.” That is an old saying among experienced investors. There’s a reason. The Federal Reserve usually gets its way when it wants to change something in the economy or investment markets. Investors believe this so strongly that they will sometimes take actions in advance of a Fed announcement that effectively implement policy […]
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Finding the Right Space in the Cloud: Things to Consider March 16, 2017 by BerganKDV Team
Finding the Right Space in the Cloud: Things to Consider
Many companies are migrating to the cloud for good reasons with potential cost savings, increased flexibility, and greater ease of use at the top of the list.
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From the Desk of Chris Honkomp – March 2017 March 14, 2017 by Angela Schwartz
From the Desk of Chris Honkomp – March 2017
Across our offices in Minnesota and Iowa, many of our team members are in their busiest time of year. It’s this time that always reminds me of the importance of the people we surround ourselves with and the way we develop and retain them. We understand the cost incurred by our firm to maintain the […]
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Meet a Partner – Steve Leen March 14, 2017 by BerganKDV Team
Meet a Partner – Steve Leen
Steve Leen is a Partner in our St. Cloud office who specializes in helping our manufacturing and construction clients grow their businesses. We recently sat down with Steve to talk about leadership and how he got started in accounting. What are some of the more important leadership lessons you’ve learned in your career? Never assume […]
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