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Made in America, Our 242nd Birthday!


Our Country has been celebrating its independence for 242 years. Manufacturing in the United States has come a long way since the start of the Industrial Revolution. The manufacturing industry was once seen as a dirty, crowded, assembly line type work. Although some may still see the industry in this light, manufacturing is truly one of the most advanced industries in the economy.

“The US Economy is performing well, Unemployment is 4.1% which is the lowest since 2000. The economy has added jobs for 85 consecutive months which is the longest streak in US history, a healthy economy increases the demand for manufactured goods in the United States.” -P. Gillespie

Some facts about Manufacturing in the United States

  • Each manufacturing job creates at least 2.91 more jobs in other sectors

  • Every $1 of goods produced in manufacturing generates $1.43 for the economy

  • 90% of manufacture workers have medical benefits

  • 78% of manufacture workers get retirement contributions from their employer

  • Manufacturing in the United States alone, would be the 9th largest economy in the World

  • In just 5 states, manufacturing adds over half a trillion dollars to the economy

Swiss Technologies of New England will be closed for observance of Independence day. Thank you for choosing to manufacture in the USA!

Sources:

Gillespie, P. (December 4, 2017) Is Trump keeping his promises on manufacturing? Retrieved from: money.cnn.com/27/12/04/economy/manufacturing-jobs-trump-2017/index.html

Manufacturing In America. Retrieved From: http://www.mfgday.com/resources/manufacturing-america

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