Manufacturing & Fabrication

Unlock Value and Seize Growth Opportunities

Manufacturing and Fabrication has increasingly been the focus of M&A activity as a result of industry consolidation.

Evolving consumer preferences and new distribution models in industrial manufacturing and fabrication continually reshape the industry. However, amidst this disruption, there lies an opportunity for innovation.

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Market Overview & How REAG Can Help

Organizations looking to expand through acquisition or founders seeking an exit strategy turn to REAG for critical strategic M&A guidance.

Evolving consumer preferences and new distribution models in industrial manufacturing and fabrication continually reshape the industry. However, amidst this disruption, there lies an opportunity for innovation.

Entrepreneurs understand that industry consolidation is a valuable opportunity for strategic growth while founders and business owners looking to transition ownership are ready to take advantage of opportunity while there’s strong demand.

REAG Helps Entrepreneurs Grow in Evolving Markets

The manufacturing and fabrication sector comprises businesses involved in converting raw materials into finished products through mechanical, physical, or chemical processes.

It also includes the assembly of component parts to create complex goods, excluding activities classified as construction.

This sector primarily focuses on the production of goods for direct sale to end users or wholesalers, while activities such as harvesting, extraction, resale, and publishing are excluded from this classification.

Entrepreneurs looking to grow, enhance or transfer ownership of their manufacturing and fabrication businesses work with REAG to unlock valuable opportunities.

Schedule a discovery call with our advisory team to develop and unlock growth opportunities.

Increased Demand for Manufacturing & Fabrication Businesses

Fabricated metal products are used across a wide range of industries, including construction, aerospace, automotive, and consumer goods.

An increase in government legislation and subsidies to boost domestic manufacturing has contributed to the rise in factory workers; products with relatively steady demand that are relatively easy to manufacture have experienced some of the most robust growth.

Additionally, certain technological products, such as semiconductor chips, which have experienced a huge shortage, have received government subsidies to encourage more production in the US. Subsequently, this trend is forecast to continue as more consumers also prefer to support products manufactured domestically rather than abroad.

Major drivers in this industry include rapid advancements in technology, such as automation, robotics, additive manufacturing (3D printing), and artificial intelligence (AI) as well as sustainability. Environmental concerns have emerged as a critical driver to reduce carbon emissions, waste generation and energy consumption.

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Manufacturing & Fabrication

The manufacturing and fabrication industry involves the process of transforming raw materials or components into finished products through various manufacturing processes, such as machining, assembly, welding, or 3D printing. It encompasses a wide range of sectors, including automotive, electronics, aerospace, construction, and consumer goods.

Our industry expertise focuses on metals – specifically, steel and aluminum which includes but is not limited to coatings, parts manufacturing, fasteners, stamping and bending, and additive manufacturing.

Manufacturing and fabrication industries drive innovation by developing new products, improving existing ones, and implementing advanced production processes. They often invest in research and development (R&D) to enhance efficiency, quality, and sustainability. Technological advancements in manufacturing and fabrication can have far-reaching impacts on other industries, spurring further innovation and economic progress

Numerous industries rely on manufacturing and fabrication for the production of goods including:

  • Automotive: The automotive industry heavily relies on manufacturing and fabrication for the production of vehicles, including cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Manufacturing processes such as stamping, welding, painting, and assembly are integral to automobile production.
  • Aerospace and Defense: The aerospace and defense industry requires manufacturing and fabrication for the production of aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, and defense equipment. Precision machining, composite material fabrication, and advanced welding techniques are essential in this sector.
  • Electronics: The electronics industry relies on manufacturing and fabrication for the production of electronic devices such as smartphones, computers, televisions, and other consumer electronics. Printed circuit board (PCB) fabrication, surface mount technology, and assembly processes are vital in electronics manufacturing.
  • Construction: The construction industry relies on manufacturing and fabrication for the production of building materials and components. This includes manufacturing processes for structural steel, precast concrete, architectural elements, and modular construction components.
  • Energy and Utilities: The energy industry relies on manufacturing and fabrication for the production of power generation equipment, including turbines, boilers, solar panels, and wind turbines. Fabrication processes such as welding, casting, and machining are essential in the production of energy infrastructure.
  • Consumer Goods: The consumer goods industry encompasses a wide range of products such as appliances, furniture, home goods, and personal care items. Manufacturing and fabrication processes are crucial for the production of these goods, including molding, extrusion, assembly, and finishing.
  • Medical and Pharmaceutical: The medical and pharmaceutical industries rely on manufacturing and fabrication for the production of medical devices, equipment, and pharmaceutical products. Precision machining, injection molding, and cleanroom fabrication processes are commonly employed in these sectors.
  • Food and Beverage: The food and beverage industry relies on manufacturing and fabrication for the production of food processing equipment, packaging machinery, and other related products. Manufacturing processes such as stainless steel fabrication, machining, and automation are vital in this industry.

Manufacturing involves the process of transforming raw materials or components into finished products. It encompasses a wide range of activities, including designing, planning, assembling, and producing goods on a large scale. Manufacturing typically involves various processes such as machining, molding, casting, or assembly lines to create the final product.

Fabrication refers specifically to the process of shaping, cutting, bending, and joining raw materials or semi-finished components to create a finished product. It often involves working with metals, such as steel or aluminum, and may include processes like welding, sheet metal forming, or machining. Fabrication can be a part of the larger manufacturing process, particularly in industries where metal-based products are manufactured.