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Astro Machine Assesses the 2018 Manufacturing Industry Outlook

The manufacturing industry saw steady growth at the end of 2017. With 2018 here, what should our sector expect to see in the upcoming months?

An Evaluation of Industry Growth

Expectations of growth in 2018 will pertain to sectors such as medical, pharmaceutical, food processing, government, aerospace, electronics, telecommunications, packaging, general manufacturing, and more.

More specifically, the global aerospace sector looks promising for the year ahead, with aerospace’s role continually improving in the world economy, driving global growth.

The telecom industry is in the midst of an exciting, transformative period, as it serves as the foundation for the world’s digital economy. The use of telecom services continues to grow, with improvements set to continue for software and network efficiencies.

New R&D approaches in the medical industry for treatment, prevention, and monitoring are forecast to continue to emerge throughout 2018. These innovations include virtual reality, telehealth, 3D-printed devices and other developing technologies.

The world packaging market will continue to explore sustainable initiatives. Circumstances such as the increases in living standards and personal disposable incomes in developing economies will drive demand in the packaging industry for months to come.

What to Expect from Astro

At Astro, we’re looking forward to another successful year where we’ll continue to manufacture custom machinery, precision parts, assemblies, and fabricated components for a wide range of industries. With over 30 years of experience, we proudly serve aerospace, government, food processing, pharmaceutical, medical, general manufacturing, packaging, electronics, semiconductors, telecommunications, energy sectors, and more. Our team will continue with client-centric in all operations to provide superior products.

2018 Company Expansion

Our plan for expansion is underway and nearly complete. The new construction will add 10,125 square feet space to our current building #2, allowing us to expand our machining, fabrication, and welding capacities.

 New to Astro Machine Works?

The quality management systems we employ meet ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100:2009 standards. We serve clientele that require top quality, and will continue to use best practices in all of our manufacturing endeavors.

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Contact us today to learn how Astro’s superior products and services can help your next project. From custom machine building, CNC machining, and welding to 5-axis machining and milling, refurbishing, rebuilding, panel wiring, control systems, and reverse engineering, our team is here to tackle your needs.

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