IndustryWeek Report USA – Manufacturing Revenue Drops 34%

The 62 companies representing manufacturing on the IndustryWeek U.S. 500 posted a whopping 34.3% drop in revenue, to $1.05 trillion, a big reason the list’s total revenue dropped from nearly $6 trillion to $5.38 trillion.

The IndustryWeek U.S. 500 is IW’s exclusive annual ranking of America’s largest public manufacturers, based on revenue.

http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/first-look-state-manufacturing

http://www.industryweek.com/resources/us500/2016

http://iw-us-500.industryweek.com/industryweek/quote?Symbol=%24IW500

The End of the American Manufacturing Renaissance

Year-over-year growth in manufacturing employment has been negative for three months in a row, and it would appear that whatever manufacturing employment renaissance occurred in the years immediately following the Great Recession is over.

http://www.newequipment.com/Main/topstories/The-End-of-the-American-Manufacturing-Renaissance-1447.aspx