Manufacturing & Distribution

Are your advisors specialists in manufacturing? You need ideas. BKD can help. We can help you avoid costly mistakes by providing timely, accurate financial information, assisting with system selection and working to reduce your company’s tax burden. Add a personal, highly interactive and attentive service style, and you’ll begin to understand how our experience can help your business grow.

Audit & Assurance

Audited financial statements have benefits far beyond their immediate function. BKD can provide an objective assessment of your finan­cial statements to deliver usable data as well as the insight needed to help improve your busi­ness. Experience the benefits of BKD’s audit and assurance services, including:

  • Audits, reviews and compilations
  • Internal audits
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance assistance


Navigating local, state and federal tax systems can be difficult for any business, but it can be especially difficult for manufacturers and distributors. You need ideas. BKD can help you identify various tax credits or incentive programs and prepare real estate cost segregation studies that can save you money. Experience guidance from BKD in the following areas:

  • Income tax depreciation
  • Tax liability and planning
  • Tax credits for research and development work
  • Identifying state tax incentives
  • Real estate cost segregation studies

Information Systems Consulting

BKD Technologies, a division of BKD, LLP, can help improve the effectiveness of your compa­ny’s information system, so you maintain a competitive edge. Our experienced consultants are knowledgeable and trained to help you find the right IT solutions for your organization. We can help create a detailed technology plan that:

  • Supports strategic goals
  • Streamlines business processes
  • Reduces costs
  • Accommodates changing needs

BKD’s technology team answers the tough questions about the cost and complexity of a new system or program. Using a five-phase approach, we can help you identify, evaluate and select software that aligns with your business goals and integrates information so you can make better decisions.

Our implementation procedures incorporate quality control processes during every step of the project, from software installation and configuration to data conversion, end-user training and acceptance testing.

Human Capital

Every company has to worry about employee turnover, but focusing on training and retaining skilled employees is critical to your organiza­tion’s success. BKD National Manufacturing & Distribu­tion Group can help your company maintain a quality work force, improve job performance and ensure compliance with workplace safety and other regulations. We can help you with:

  • Incentive compensation
  • Employee benefit plans and retention
  • Performance appraisals
  • Effective recruiting
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Supervisory training

Growth & Sustainability

Growing your company while improving effi­ciency, quality control and the bottom line can be a challenge. You need guidance. BKD National Manufacturing & Distribution Group has the experience to help your company with the following:

  • Strategic planning
  • Due diligence for mergers and acquisi­tions
  • Economic incentives
  • Market analysis
  • Performance enhancement recommenda­tions
  • Business restructuring
  • Investment planning

Pam Renninger


Pam Renninger


Manufacturing & Distribution

201 N. Illinois Street, Suite 700
P.O. Box 44998
Indianapolis, IN 46244-0998 (46204)


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— Elcira Villarreal,
Indianapolis, Indiana

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