Since December 2009, no state has generated more manufacturing jobs than Michigan has, according to an in-depth analysis by the National Association of Manufacturing, which ranked the Wolverine State No. 1 in its Top 20 States for Manufacturing Job Creation list.
Since the beginning of the decade, Michigan has created more than 88,100 manufacturing jobs, far more than the 57,500 manufacturing jobs created in Texas. Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin rounded out the top five with 53,400, 51,800, and 38,300 jobs created, respectively.
According to the National Association of Manufacturers, Michigan surged to top after seeing substantial gains in various sectors, such as defense, food processing, furniture, medical equipment, pharmaceuticals and, of course, automotive.
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