Industry Outlook

97%

of marine manufacturers reported that

business was stable or expanding

in Q3 2018.
  • Sales

    80%

    of marine manufacturers reported modest to substantial

    growth in sales

    in Q3 2018.
  • Hiring

    61%

    of marine manufactuers reported modest to substantial

    hiring beyond attrition

    in Q3 2018.
  • Capital Expenditures

    71%

    of marine manufacturers reported modest to substantial

    investment in capital expenditures

    in Q3 2018.
  • Raw Material Costs

    85%

    of marine manufacturers reported modest to substantial

    increases in the cost of raw materials

    in Q3 2018.