The Craig Fahle Show

Michigan Manufacturing Jobs on the Rise

Monday, April 29, 2013

Tom Dubin, President and CEO of Manufacturer’s News Inc., discusses the rise of manufacturing jobs in Michigan in 2012. The annual Michigan Manufacturer's Directory reports that Michigan manufacturing jobs increased by 2.3% from January 2012 to January 2013.

The Michigan Manufacturer's Directory also notes that Michigan lost 54 manufacturers over 2012, including Detroit's American Axle and Manufacturing. In Michigan, 14,222 manufacturers employ 650,291 workers.

To buy your own copy of the annual directory, visit Manufacturers News.

What does this increase in manufacturing jobs mean for the state economy? Is Michigan simply replacing jobs that were cut during the recession? Click the audio player above to listen and feel free to add your comments below...

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