Wisconsin Manufacturing, It Does an Economy Good

Posted on September 14th, 2017
Wisconsin Manufacturing

As we finish up our Global Manufacturing Series, we shift our sights back to the US. Over the next few weeks, we want to look at some of the top manufacturing states and their contributions to their GDP. We’ll be examining the industries and trends that make up their economies thrive. Starting with Wisconsin, where manufacturing, healthcare, and agriculture are the key sectors driving their overall economy. However, we’re going to focus on the sub sectors that drive the Wisconsin manufacturing landscape. America’s Dairyland Wisconsin is sometimes affectionately called “America’s Dairyland” or “The Cheese State,” but with good reason. The sector contributes around 43.4 billion US dollars annually to the state economy. This is four times more than citrus fruits produce for Florida. Specifically, Wisconsin specializes in cheese with more than 90% of all dairy destined to create this product….

Manufacturing is Great for The Canadian Economy

Posted on August 30th, 2017
Manufacturing in Canada

With one of the most educated workforce’s in the world, it is no wonder that Canada has a thriving manufacturing industry. The infrastructure remains well-developed since the 60’s which has promoted the creation of numerous public projects and allowed them to focus on developing technologies.  As a result, Canada is one of the wealthiest nations in the world with a GDP of about $1.6 trillion. Like many developed nations, the country is moving toward a service-based economy. Now, about 3/4 of Canadians work in the tertiary sector. However, the manufacturing industry also plays an important role in the economy accounting for 11 percent of the GDP. It is the second largest sector after real estate. Petroleum Canada has the third-largest oil reserves, and it is the fifth largest oil producer in the world. The United States is the primary purchaser…