The State of Tennessee Has Many Benefits for Manufacturers

Posted on September 26th, 2017
Tennessee Manufacturing

Forbes lists Tennessee as the 17th best state to do business. While many factors contribute to their selection, manufacturing seems to play an influential role. By simply watching recent corporate investments, everything seems to indicate that statewide manufacturing will continue down the path of economic growth.  There are three main industries accelerating Tennessee’s rise in manufacturing growth. Chemical and Plastic Products Chemicals and Plastics maintain a strong presence in Tennessee manufacturing. The Department of Community and Economic Development noted that last year’s chemical production amounted to $4.93 billion. This demonstrates impressive acceleration when only three years ago the total was $2.1 billion in basic chemicals. This sector employs about 48 thousand people and ranks Tennessee as the #12 state for employment in this industry. Food and Beverage Products Within the state, we can find some of the most famous food and…

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….