Individually, an industrial manufacturer is deep in the trenches of the economy. Collectively, they are the trenches. This is why there is strength in working together. That convergence of disparate interests is where Thomas Associates shines. The industrial sector is only a portion of the economy’s output, but the component parts and wares derived from it are leading indicators of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The trends and statistics in this sector are harbingers of the direction of total economic performance. It is for this reason that Thomas Associates has remained in the trenches, supporting industrial manufacturing groups since the inception of our association body. We are better at everything we do when we apply a steady hand to helping our industrial manufacturing groups set and achieve goals.