Overwhelming Support: The Public’s View of U.S. Manufacturing, 2014

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Manufacturing is consistently recognized worldwide as one of the industries that contributes most to the economic prosperity of a nation and its citizens. Why then are U.S. manufacturers facing a gap — not only in finding the skills needed, but also in Americans’ interest in pursuing long-term careers in manufacturing? To explore this dilemma, The Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte have teamed up to conduct the 5th U.S. Public Opinion of Manufacturing study. The study reveals Americans remain steadfast in their support of manufacturing and also uncovers opportunities to strengthen interest, support and engagement in the U.S. manufacturing industry.


MI Public Perception Infographic, 2014

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