Posted by Paula Hynes | 10/1/15 10:33 AM 0 Comments

 

1,633 

That’s the number of organizations and factories opening their doors on Manufacturing Day 2015.  Nearly every state as well as Canada is represented on the list.  [CLICK TO TWEET] 

17.5_million

That’s the number of jobs supported by the manufacturing sector.  11.7 million people are directly employed by manufacturing and an additional 5.8 million provide services and products to manufacturing companies. [CLICK TO TWEET] 

10th Largest

Taken alone, the U.S. Manufacturing Sector is the 10th largest economy in the world based on 2011 data. The production output of our factories was more than the GDPs (Gross Domestic Product) of India, Canada or Korea. [CLICK TO TWEET] 

94%

That’s the percentage of manufacturing companies with less than 100 employees.  Small businesses are a key component to our economic vitality and the manufacturing sector is an important creator of jobs and wealth. [CLICK TO TWEET]

Topics: Manufacturing Day


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