Manufacturing by the numbers

You know manufacturing matters in the U.S. economy. After all, that’s why there’s a nationally-recognized day to celebrate it!

We make trillions of dollar’s worth of goods in this country every year, and over 12 million Americans work in the manufacturing sector. But just how much does manufacturing – among NAFEM members and the industry as a whole – impact the U.S.?

Here are a few numbers to help put it in perspective.

Manufacturing Day Infographic