Happy National Manufacturing Day!
PetrolinkUSA is proud to support manufacturing, refining, and all our industrial clients that help make America’s future bright. Today, we celebrate the manufacturing industry, which is the basis of the American economy. Our hats are off to all manufacturing facilities, refineries and other industrial plants that support 18.5 million jobs and make up 12% of our national GDP.
Did you know that if U.S. manufacturing was a country, it would be the world’s 9th largest economy? For other interesting facts about manufacturing, check out this infographic from MFG Day. To see statistics about the current state of U.S. Manufacturing, the U.S. Census Bureau also put out an infographic.
Below is a map from the U.S. Census Bureau that shows the states with the highest manufacturing employment rates. Wisconsin, Indiana and Iowa have the highest concentrations of employees in the country. Wisconsin leads the way with 9.3 percent.