Why Kreischer Miller?

As one of the leading CPA firms serving manufacturers and distributors in the Greater Philadelphia area, we have worked with a diverse range of organizations—from smaller, local manufacturers and distributors to larger companies with national and international operations. We also have a significant number of manufacturing and distribution clients representing a variety of industry segments, including food, chemicals, construction materials, office supplies, and home goods. Our extensive experience gives us the background and depth to understand the challenges and opportunities that face the industry, such as:

  • Skilled labor 
  • Supply chain and logistics 
  • Automation initiatives and additive manufacturing
  • Performance and business process management
  • Offshoring and onshoring as well as make vs. buy decisions
  • Inventory valuation methodologies
  • Standard costing and variance analysis
  • Cost segregation and component depreciation
  • Research and development tax credits
  • Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and other process methodologies
  • Uniform capitalization rules
  • Pennsylvania manufacturing exemption
  • Multi-state and local income and sales tax nexus issues

Our Specialized Services for Manufacturers and Distributors

  • Key performance indicators, industry benchmarking, and financial forecasts
  • Development of internal management reporting systems
  • Inventory management and control reviews
  • Purchasing models and costing analyses
  • Process improvement assessments
  • Product benefit analysis
  • Customer and product profitability analyses
  • Internal control/safeguarding of assets review
  • Evaluation of financing alternatives
  • Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Department of Labor requirements within the warehouse

Manufacturing & Distribution Specialists

Steven P. Feimster, CPA

Steven P. Feimster, CPA

Director, Audit & Accounting, Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Group Leader
Brian D. Kitchen, CPA, MT

Brian D. Kitchen, CPA, MT

Director, Tax Strategies

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