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MSU/UM report indicates positive trends in Montana's manufacturing sector

July 27, 2017View for printing

The number of jobs that the manufacturing sector provides in Montana has increased at a rate more than double the national rate, according to a new report commissioned by the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center at Montana State University.

The 2017 State of Montana Manufacturing report, prepared by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana, indicates that manufacturing employment has increased 18.3 percent in the past seven years, to a total of 19,400 jobs.

The report suggests a generally positive trend in its overview of manufacturing in the state. According to the report:

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