614-292-7770

Press
Releases

6/18/2018 | Press Release
New Report from the National Center for the Middle Market Identifies Strong Growth and New Opportunities for U.S. Manufacturers

The business climate for manufacturing in the U.S. has markedly improved over the past few years, driving both revenue and employment growth for middle market manufacturers. But the industry is also experiencing a period of transformation that is both benefiting and challenging manufacturing companies nationwide. A new report from the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) and Chubb on the state of manufacturing in the U.S. finds that while many are optimistic about new opportunities for growth, 62 percent of companies rank increased competition and rising raw material costs as their top concerns, with potential trade tariffs adding to their worries.

Read

1/24/2018 | Press Release
Improved Year-Over-Year Company Performance Reaches Historical High for Middle Market in Q4 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (January 24, 2018) – The overall performance of middle market companies has steadily improved for years. As a result, nearly three-quarters (71 percent) of middle market firms surveyed for the Q4 2017 Middle Market Indicator (MMI) released today by the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) reported improved year-over-year company performance. Even more impressive, this is the highest percentage in the MMI’s history and nearly 10 percent higher than the average.

Read

11/9/2017 | Press Release
The Future of the Customer Experience

New Research from the National Center for the Middle Market Dials Up the Importance of Digitizing the Customer Experience.

Read

10/25/2017 | Press Release
Reported and Projected Growth Remain High for Middle Market in Q3 2017

- Confidence in local economies reaches record high
- Employment growth rate now nearly twice as high as it was five years ago

Read

8/29/2017 | Press Release
Workforce Challenges Constrain Middle Market Firms

Health care, construction and service sectors hit the hardest, according to report from National Center for the Middle Market, Brookings Institution. Solutions include improved HR practices and stronger relationships with educational, training, and job placement organizations. 

Read

7/26/2017 | Press Release
Revenue Growth Levels Off, Employment Progression Remains High for Middle Market in Q2 2017

Overall performance in the middle market continues to remain strong and optimistic, with most middle market leaders stating that performance has improved with very few reporting worsening conditions, according to the Q2 2017 Middle Market Indicator (MMI) released today by the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM).

Read