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12.6 million people are now employed in the manufacturing sector–the most since 2008

2008 index for employed people in Manufacturing industry

From Industry Week:

American factories are coming back to life on their own.

U.S. manufacturers added 22,000 jobs in March, a Labor Department report showed Friday, making the six-month hiring spree the strongest since 1998.

A total of 12.6 million people are employed in the sector, the most since 2008.

Learn more at Industry Week.com.

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