Schneider Downs understands the manufacturing industry at a regional, national and international perspective. From the issues you face at the production level up to your management goals and strategies, our expertise allows us to provide big thinking to operational and technical solutions. 

Our experience in engineering-based cost segregation studies, state and local tax services, including nexus studies, as well as research and development (R&D) tax credits, provides manufacturers the expertise needed to run their businesses more effectively.

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Manufacturing Companies We Serve

We have diverse experience in providing customized assurance, tax and consulting services to a wide range of manufacturing entities from smaller, family-owned businesses to large, multiple-facility, publicly traded, multinational companies.

Manufacturing Services

At Schneider Downs, we provide extensive and comprehensive services to our manufacturing clients including:

Audit and Assurance

Services include financial statement audits, reviews and compilations, ERISA plan audits and reviews. Learn more

Tax Advisory

Services include domestic and international tax compliance, state income and franchise tax, transfer pricing studies, research and development tax credits and IC-DISC planning. Learn more

Technology and Data

Services include software consulting, digital transformation, ERP, data security and privacy, electronic time entry and online expense reporting. Learn more

Risk Advisory Services

Services include business process optimization, data analytics, enterprise risk management, SOX compliance and IT risk advisory. Learn more

Financial Advisory Services

Services include accounting advisory, transaction advisory and business consulting. Learn more

Additional Manufacturing Services 



Manufacturing Associations and Affiliations

We are active members in the following associations as well as regularly participate in industry forums and conferences.

Manufacturing Industry Resources

About Schneider Downs Industry Groups

Schneider Downs recognizes that every industry is different, often presenting unique challenges that require individualized insight, innovation and experience. Our experience in these industries is enhanced through participation in focus groups, which address the characteristics that make these industries unique. 

For more information on additional industries we serve please visit or contact us at [email protected].  

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                                    Company impacted by ransomware.
big problem:
Company impacted by ransomware.
big thinking:
Restore system on-site and avoid six-figure ransom.
                                    Inefficient tax credit realization.
big problem:
Inefficient tax credit realization.
big thinking:
Identified a $900,000 tax credit, nearly twice as much as prior years.
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