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October 4, 2013 marks the Nation’s second annual Manufacturing Day.
Manufacturing Day addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing
by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and
show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is and what
it is not. By working together, both during and after October
4th, manufacturers will begin addressing the skilled labor shortage
they face and connect with future generations, and changing the
public image of manufacturing.
The Economic Census, the Census Bureau’s most comprehensive source of information on American businesses and the economy, began covering the manufacturing sector during the first Economic Census conducted in 1810. Today, our manufacturing statistics help paint a picture of the US economy and the role this sector plays in it.
Visit the Manufacturing Day website to find more events near you.
Selected US Export Data for Manufacturing
Manufacturing Snapshots and Statistics
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