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Expert Accounting Solutions for Manufacturing and Supply Chain Businesses

Running a profitable manufacturing or distribution business is not easy. You have to control costs, manage inventory, keep an eye on cash flow and minimize taxes — all while driving sales and keeping up with the latest technology.

At Wegner CPAs, our accomplished manufacturing / supply chain team excels in helping companies like yours increase profits and achieve their goals. We specialize in helping family and closely held businesses thrive from one generation to another.

We give you the capabilities of a large firm with the personalized attention of our senior staff, so you get the advantage of being served by CPAs who have hands-on experience. As members of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and APICS, we keep up with industry trends and issues. Plus, our staff continuity means that you’ll work with professionals who really get to know your business and will help you make it more successful.

Whatever you make or distribute, we would welcome the opportunity to discuss your needs and objectives and put our expertise to work for you in these and other areas:

  • Efficiency and Profitability Improvement

    • Inventory and supply chain management, including barcoding, cycle counting, inventory control systems and disposition of excess or obsolete inventory
    • Operations consulting, make vs. buy assessments, and performance indicator analysis
  • Accounting and Financial Management

    • Budgeting, forecasting, LIFO/FIFO accounting, and cash-flow planning
    • Audits, internal controls, and financial reporting
    • Cost accounting, allocation of overhead, and direct costing
    • Temporary CFO and controller services
  • Tax Planning and Compliance

    • Sales and use taxes and income taxes
    • R&D, domestic production and other credits
    • Capitalization rules and cost-segregation studies
    • Employee benefit plan audits and tax returns
  • Transition and Succession Planning

    • Business valuation, succession and gift planning
    • Mergers, acquisitions and business sales

To learn more about our comprehensive services for manufacturers, please contact our service area expert, Mike Steinl.

“We are a manufacturer of custom plastic injection molded parts. We are also 100% owned by our employees. As an employee owned corporation, it is very important to provide the reassurance to the employee owners that the financial statements are properly prepared and the tax returns are accurate and timely filed. We have utilized Wegner CPAs for over 25 years for our annual audit and tax return preparation because they provide the knowledge, accuracy and independence that is required for any business but especially for our employee owned business.”

Mark Smith
Controller, Engineering Industries, Inc.