2017 was a great year for manufacturing, in part because many jobs were created! The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 196,000 jobs were added in the manufacturing field last year. That's 196,000 opportunities! "That represents a dramatic swing from the year before. In 2016, according to the historical data published by BLS, the United States lost 16,000 jobs." At MachineMetrics, we are happy to see the industry thriving, and can't wait to see where this next year takes us!
The United States added 196,000 jobs in manufacturing in 2017, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In December 2016, there were 12,343,000 people employed in manufacturing in this country, according to BLS. By December 2017 that had risen to 12,359,000. Read More