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Ohio Has a Long History with The Manufacturing Industry

Posted on March 29th, 2018
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Shortly after the Civil War and with the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, Ohio began its’ long history with manufacturing. The Great Lakes to the north brought in metals for the railroad and the transportation & production of these metals began the path for war production manufacturing during both World Wars. The State of Ohio has long built a solid reputation for making things and jobs. Manufacturing is responsible for employing more people in Ohio than any other state with over 680K workers and an average salary of $72K. One of the top sectors is within the automotive and automotive parts manufacturing sector and Ohio is at the top in parts manufacturing with large investments in the auto sector. The future is looking great as well with Cleveland.com forecasting this sector to grow 19% and increase employment numbers to 28,800 by…

The Automotive Industry Fuels Michigan’s Manufacturing Economy

Posted on November 14th, 2017
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Manufacturing is in Michigan’s DNA. Michigan consistently takes 1st or 2nd place among states countrywide with the number of manufacturing jobs created each year. It contributed approximately $2.18 trillion to the nation’s economy in 2016 and 19% of the state GDP comes from the manufacturing sector, which makes Michigan the sixth biggest manufacturing state in the country. Since 2010, Michigan reports a tremendous growth of 24.49% each year in manufactured goods exports.  In 2016, about $52.05 billion in goods were shipped from Michigan. The automotive industry is the fuel that ignites Michigan’s manufacturing economy. It generates an enormous $36,953 million revenue. Furthermore, this industry provides employment opportunities to 20% of the state’s population. Let’s look at 2 of the big automotive manufacturing companies in detail. Ford Motor Co. In 2016, the company generated $151.8 billion in revenue while Ford’s global…