Ensuring your company stays ahead of the curve

We stand ready to help our manufacturing clients navigate changing regulations, economic conditions, supply costs, and competition, tracking the newest developments and anticipating potential impact.


Keeping up with the changes in manufacturing is challenging enough; staying on track to achieve profit goals is yet another set of challenges. Our team of manufacturing advisors guide the way beyond tax and audit services, bringing deep understanding and proactive solutions that become an integral part of your operations.

From overhead analysis and entity selection to debt and entity restructuring and research and development tax credits, our experts help spark confidence in the future of your business.

R&D Tax Credit

Expert guidance to lower tax liability and increase cash flow.

Audit Services

Our fluency in the language of financial statements means assurance to all stakeholders.

Tax Services

Our holistic approach to managing taxes ensures an integration of business and personal goals.

HR & Payroll

Our focus on complete, customized solutions leads to innovative ways to address today’s HR challenges.

M&A Advisory Services

Comprehensive strategy and support to drive value for prospective sellers or buyers.

Business Valuation

Complete, timely valuation as well as ongoing advice to maximize company value.

Case Study

Empowering a Manufacturer in a Changing Marketplace

Dayton Rogers’s ability to handle complicated metal forming jobs is unmatched. However, the company’s history and age made adapting to a changing marketplace feel like an overwhelming hurdle.

“Abdo is a true partner—they don’t just give us the numbers. They’re a business advisor first, and an accountant second.”

—Dave Fenske, Dayton Rogers CEO

Abdo Insights

A behind-the-numbers view of best practices and holistic thinking.

The Coronavirus State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Final Rule

On January 6, 2022, the US Treasury released the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Final Rule. The Final Rule is effective April 1, 2022, and provides much-anticipated clarification. The Interim Final Rule is still effective through March 31, 2022, but the Final Rule can be implemented prior to its effective date.

Could Your Food, Beverage, and Agriculture Business Qualify for the R&D Tax Credit?

Although the R&D credit is for any U.S.-based business that develops, designs, or improves products, processes, formulas, or software—something food, beverage, and agriculture businesses do each day—many have yet to apply for it. Most business owners assume it is only for research labs or large corporations. But this is far from the truth.

Manufacturing expertise

Guiding you to the best way forward

Our industry-specific experience delivers proactive problem-solving for any challenge.

Judd T. Nordquist, CPA

With extensive industry knowledge, Judd helps business owners navigate complex tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and cash flow management.