Industry Outlook 2019-2020: Manufacturing

Levels of Optimism: High Key concerns for Arizona manufacturers are supply line disruptions, exchange rates and tariffs for exports. These concerns lead to modest predictions of 2-5 percent growth in 2019. Demand is heigh through 2020, however additional concerns over component obsolescence and retooling costs could require investments in alternative component approvals through 2022. “It[ … ]

Industry Outlook 2018: Manufacturing

The 2018 Arizona CFO Spotlight Survey attracted respondents from a number of industries in Phoenix and Tucson. We will highlight the manufacturing segment here in terms of growth, risk factors, strengths and trends. Just over half of manufacturing companies responding to the CFO Spotlight Survey are in Tucson, with a little over one-third in Phoenix.[ … ]