Manufacturing & Distribution

A Prototype for Success

There’s nothing more valuable than time in the manufacturing world, and KPM can help you find more of it. Don’t get bogged down by all the peripheral tasks and side projects. We have a team of advisors with a special understanding and appreciation for your industry. Manufacturers bring us in to tackle financial decisions, develop succession plans, and consult on potential mergers or acquisitions. Together, we can remove bottlenecks and reach new benchmarks.

Made-to-Spec Industry Support

Trade Associations

Missouri Association of Manufacturers

The Missouri Association of Manufacturers is dedicated to promoting, preserving and advancing manufacturing in Missouri. As a MAM supporter, KPM promotes and serves manufacturers throughout the Show-Me State.

Additional Memberships

Associated Industries of Missouri PrimeGlobal – Manufacturing & Distribution Special Interest Group

Familiar With Your Field

Manufacturers employed nearly 12.1 million Americans in 2020.

Total output by U.S. manufacturers in 2020 was $2.3 billion.

U.S. manufacturers are expected to add 4 million jobs by 2030.


  • Economic outlook
  • Global market uncertainty
  • Increased use of technology
  • Regulatory pressures
  • Environmental issues


  • Agriculture
  • Clothing & Textiles
  • Electronics, Computers, & Transportation
  • Food & Beverage
  • Metal & Industrial
  • Petroleum, Chemicals, & Plastics
  • Wood, Leather, & Paper Products

Sources: Dun & Bradstreet, National Association of Manufacturers, Institute for Supply Management

Overall industry revenue from 2016-2021.

Expected sector revenue increase over the next 5 years.

Truck transportation’s share of overall sector revenue in 2021.


  • Consumer spending
  • Freight transportation services index
  • Total trade value
  • World price of crude oil
  • Industrial production index


  • Transportation
  • Warehousing
  • Wholesale

Source: IBISWorld

Time to try a different approach?

So much of manufacturing is trial and error. If you’re ready to explore how KPM might be able to help lighten your load, please reach out. We’d love the opportunity to show you what we can do.