Industry Outlook

96%

of marine manufacturers reported that

business was stable or expanding

in Q2 2018.
  • Sales

    79%

    of marine manufacturers reported modest to substantial

    growth in sales

    in Q2 2018 compared to a year ago.
  • Hiring

    61%

    of marine manufactuers reported modest to substantial

    hiring beyond attrition

    in Q2 2018.
  • Capital Expenditures

    75%

    of marine manufacturers reported modest to substantial

    investment in capital expenditures

    in Q2 2018.
  • Raw Material Costs

    86%

    of marine manufacturers reported modest to substantial

    increases in the cost of raw materials

    in Q2 2018.