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What is the Small Manufacturing Index?
Xometry’s Small Manufacturing Index, which takes the pulse of small- to mid-sized manufacturing shops every quarter, surveys manufacturers both inside and outside our partner network on whether they expect to see growth in business and hiring compared to previous quarters and years. These small- to mid-sized manufacturers represent more than 190,000 companies in an over $50 billion market.
Sixty-Four Percent of Small Manufacturers Anticipate Growth as Business Confidence Rebounds to Pre-COVID Levels
Previous SMI Reports
Xometry Manufacturing Partners Optimistic about Growth in Q4 2019
60% of Small Manufacturers Unlikely to Hire in Upcoming Quarter Citing Difficulty in Finding Skilled Employees
Small Manufacturing Index, Q1 2018, shows high business confidence and an increase in hiring
Xometry’s Q2 2018 Small Manufacturing Index Finds Shops Confident About Business Growth, Hiring