Tag Archives: U.S. Manufacturing

Indiana Manufacturing Maintains Success by Investing in Both Business and People

Posted on December 7th, 2017
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Indiana is one of the most favorable manufacturing economies in the United States with low taxes on industrial and commercial establishments which is why it was named the “13th Best Place for Business” by Forbes magazine. In 2016, Indiana’s GDP grew 1.5 percent. According to the US Department of Commerce, Indiana’s durable goods manufacturing represented 16% of that total, and non-durable goods manufacturing made up 13%. It is estimated that this year the manufacturing sector is expected to break all previous metrics. Indiana proudly impacts the pharmaceutical industry both in the US and around the world. In fact, they are the 11th strongest pharmaceutical industry within the U.S. for the most exports. The primary destination of the exports are Europe and Asia. Eli Lily is the main pharmaceutical player in the state and is the 10th largest employer. In addition…

Manufacturing, Tech, and Agriculture Push Washington’s Economy

Posted on November 1st, 2017
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According to Forbes Magazine, Washington is the ninth best state for business in America. With a GDP growth of 2.9 percent and Human Development Indicator of 5.40, Washington ranks as the thirteenth rapidly developing state in America. Quality of life, a robust supply chain, centralized export hub, and low-cost of energy make Washington one of the most preferred choices of businesses. Manufacturing companies like Boeing, Microsoft, SpaceX, significantly contribute to Washington’s economic growth. Providing shelter to more than 250,000 businesses, Washington has a diverse economy. Aerospace Industry Aerospace and aircraft manufacturing provides job opportunities to about 19% of the population, which calculates to about 136,100 jobs. This sector generates revenue worth more than approximately $70 million, making it the top manufacturing sector. More than 90% of all commercial aircraft in America are manufactured in Washington. Boeing’s 737 MAX, 777X, and the…