CALIFORNIA’S MANUFACTURING IS BIG BUT GROWTH IS SMALL

Responding to a recent report stating that California is still the largest manufacturing state in the nation, the California Manufacturing and Technology Association clarifies by acknowledging we are the biggest, but our state is growth in manufacturing is concerningly low:

“We are still hovering around one percent manufacturing job growth since the recession, while the rest of the U.S. is close to 7 percent growth. In 2013, we had only 1.5 percent of the country’s manufacturing investments. With a state that has about 11 percent of the U.S. population, we must attract more manufacturing.”

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