Download the latest Thomas Industrial Survey Report

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 Thomas has been monitoring the impact on the North American manufacturing sector. We surveyed over 3,400 manufacturing companies to understand COVID-19’s ongoing impact. Our expert report uncovers the following:may-june-covid19-report

  1. Key Insights: Heightened interest in reshoring, 69% of manufacturers indicate they are ‘likely’ to ‘extremely likely’ to reshore (up from 54% in February).
  2. Strengthening the Industry Workforce: Industries engaged in apprenticeship programs were less impacted by the lack of skilled labor.
  3. North America Is Confident in Automation: Over half of the respondents feel that they meet or exceed industry standards on automation processes.
  4. Firmographics: Key surveying groups include Original Equipment Manufacturers, Custom Manufacturers, and Distributors with a mix of SMBs and global corporations.

Gain an intimate knowledge of the concerns and coping strategies currently in industry - Fill out the form to get your copy of this insightful resource now.