The state of St. Louis manufacturing: research to help you achieve your companies growth initiatives.

St. Louis Makes is focused on providing innovative and practical learning and growth opportunities for manufacturers. It all centers on business development through strategic analysis of the manufacturing environment in the St. Louis region, including emerging trends in sales, the status on current job growth, revenue of manufacturers by sub sectors and more.

One prominent example of this is our annual State of St. Louis Manufacturing research project done in partnership with Saint Louis University’s Urban Planning and Development Program. What results is an informative report on the area’s current and future state of manufacturing business development and how to get more products into the hands of new or existing customers.

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This report is a detailed investigation of the role of middle market manufacturers in St. Louis’ economic development strategy. In this exploration of the state of manufacturing in St. Louis, we present the findings of the actual competitive advantages and barriers to growth companies face.​