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International strategy

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Cost effective China expansion
A large automotive manufacturer successfully expands to China with savings of nearly $2M USD via swift negotiations, tax incentives, and government subsidies.
Alex He
Case Study July 19, 2017 1 min read

The high cost of legacy ERP systems
Your system can significantly impact financial performance

Revenue recognition roadmap

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Will policy changes affect revenue recognition implementation?
Revenue recognition will happen as planned in 2018 for public companies and 2019 for private companies.
David Grubb
Article March 06, 2017 1 min read
Revenue recognition: The longer you wait, the less you know
Scott Purtill
Webinar November 10, 2016 1 hour and 16 min watch
With the new revenue recognition standard, it pays to be proactive
Shelly Gower
Article October 25, 2016 2 min read

Private equity due diligence
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  • Revenue recognition: What manufacturers need to know
    Join Plante Moran's revenue recognition experts as we highlight the most significant transition challenges for manufacturers with long-term supply arrangements.
    A. Bradley Kirchoff Cathleen Hare
    Webinar August 02, 2017 1 hour watch Upcoming
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  • Mitigating risk and identifying potential: A case study for operational and commercial due diligence success
    Join ACG and Plante Moran for a complimentary webinar with insights into a recent client engagement and an informative discussion on the top three objectives organizations should consider to realize the deal's value and enhance operational benefits.
    Webinar August 29, 2017 1 hour watch Upcoming
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  • Women in Manufacturing Summit
    Plante Moran is pleased to once again sponsor the Women in Manufacturing Summit, which is geared toward women who have chosen careers in manufacturing and want to share perspectives and network with others in the industry.
    Event September 13, 2017 1 min read Upcoming
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  • Discover global markets: Europe and beyond
    Plante Moran's Daron Gifford will present "Automotive: Automotive Snapshot: European Market Trends & Supplier Opportunities" at the Discover Global Markets: Europe and Beyond conference, September 18 - 20, 2017, in Cleveland, OH.
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    Event September 18, 2017 1 min read Upcoming
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Comprehensive strategy and planning for Mexican expansion
Manufacturer achieves successful expansion to Mexico, on time and under budget with robust consulting on strategy, site selection, labor availability and cost, governmental incentives, tax implications, and entity incorporation.
Case Study June 06, 2017 1 min read
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Operations restructuring provides cost savings
Global manufacturer achieves $100M in cost savings through equipment consolidation and optimization, improved inventory management practices, and process improvement.
Case Study May 31, 2017 1 min read

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Our team of over 450 manufacturing professionals serve clients spanning nearly every sector of the manufacturing industry, including automotive, distribution, medical, metals, rubber and plastics, industrial, food and beverage, and commercial machinery. We’re seasoned audit and tax leaders, as well as certified consultants and project management professionals capable of providing strategy and implementation assistance in key areas such as international expansion, ERP systems, costing and estimating, and due diligence.