Survey: Small manufacturers expect to grow

December 2006
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The article highlights findings of the 2006 Small Manufacturers Operating Survey conducted by the U.S. National Association of Manufacturers. The respondents of the survey expect growth in 2007, with increase in sales, exports and capital investment. However, the respondents cited several factors that will likely hamper growth including rising health care costs, taxes and legal fees. The highlight of this survey is an improved focus on foreign markets.


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