Economic and Community Development
Experts on Manufacturing
Our friends at the Southern Growth Policies Board recently asked a panel of experts to explain why is manufacturing suddenly so popular among policy makers. Their responses about the importance of manufacturing to overall economic health should be news to anyone in the chamber profession, but their perspectives may help you make the case.
Click to read: Ask the Experts - Manufacturing
Here are a few select quotes:
- "Manufacturing can be a driver to speed recovery and build economic stability."
- "...data show that manufacturing jobs pay 20 percent more than service-sector jobs"
- "...if manufacturing experiences an upturn, we will certainly see the economy improve."