SOURCES: Federal Reserve Economic Data, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Science Foundation, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau, Export.Gov
Growing manufacturing in America means:
- more well-paying jobs and an expanding middle class
- reduced trade deficit and a flourishing economy
- accelerated innovation, which drives future growth
- increased national security
Because a vigorous manufacturing sector is essential to our country's economic well-being, our national pride, and the prosperity of future generations, MEP's mission to improve the competitiveness of small and medium-size manufacturers is vital.
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