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Katz, Sapper & Miller, the Indiana Manufacturers Association and Indiana University's Kelley School of Business are pleased to announce the 2020 Indiana Manufacturing Survey.

This year’s survey is focused on operational areas directly affected by COVID-19. Your participation is critical. Your investment of time will go a long way toward gaining a better understanding of strategies and tactics used by the manufacturing industry to survive the pandemic.

As a thank you for completing the survey, you will receive early access to the results, which will be released late-October. The results will include insightful information about management decisions made by your peers.

Your response to the survey will remain confidential. Thank you for your participation. CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY

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IMA's Workforce Initiative

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The Indiana Manufacturers Association’s initiative, INFAME, is driven to assist manufacturers throughout Indiana in developing their own personalized programs to ensure a pipeline of well-qualified and educated workers for the next generation. INFAME is your one-stop resource for building your future workforce from the ground up.

Transforming Indiana’s manufacturing workforce to ensure the economic success of the manufacturing industry.

INFAME will work closely with educational institutions to establish and endorse programs and curricula that develop the skill-sets students need for Indiana’s manufacturing jobs.

2019 Indiana Manufacturing Survey

Manufacturing companies across the state are reporting a serious shortage of skilled and unskilled laborers as they move rapidly towards smart manufacturing, known as “Industry 4.0.” 


​The 2019 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Labor Shortages Hit Home shows that a record number of respondents expect their product markets to grow rapidly in the near future, but many are finding it difficult to attract younger generations

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of skilled and unskilled workers who are able to replace the wave of retiring baby boomers. Download a full copy of the report.


IMA Hall of Fame Luncheon

Honda was one of a several companies inducted into the Indiana Manufacturers Hall of Fame at the IMA's recent luncheon. Read about the event.


CPI: 8-20: +0.4%
Unemployment Rate: 8-20: 8.4%
IN Unemployment 7-20: 7.8%
Payroll Employment 8-20: +1,371,000 (p)
Avg. Hrly Earnings 8-20:  +$0.11 (p)
Producers PI 8-20: +0.3% (p)
Emp. Cost Index 2nd Qtr: '20: +0.5%
Productivity 2nd Qtr: '20: +10.1%

U.S. Import Price Index: 8-20: +0.9%

US Export Price Index: 8-20: +0.5%
UI Claims 9-12-20: 860,000
UI 4-Week Avg: 9-12-20: 912,000


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