US Manufacturing Under Construction

Jan. 25, 2019
Several high-profile plant closing announcements have taken attention away from U.S. manufacturing expansions that continue across the U.S. We're bringing that attention back.

General Motors' recent announcement that it would shutter five plants as part of its transformation into a more "agile, resilient and profitable" company grabbed the headlines in recent months. It was not pleasant news with which to close out 2018, even if the restructuring was needed. On the flip side, manufacturers also continued to announce plans for new factories across the United States, expansions of existing plants, as well as recent manufacturing plant openings. And the search for manufacturing workers continues.

Here is a sample of where manufacturing growth continues in the U.S. 

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Jill Jusko

Bio: Jill Jusko is executive editor for IndustryWeek. She has been writing about manufacturing operations leadership for more than 20 years. Her coverage spotlights companies that are in pursuit of world-class results in quality, productivity, cost and other benchmarks by implementing the latest continuous improvement and lean/Six-Sigma strategies. Jill also coordinates IndustryWeek’s Best Plants Awards Program, which annually salutes the leading manufacturing facilities in North America.

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