The Facts About Modern Manufacturing, produced jointly by The Manufacturing Institute, the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, and the National Association of Manufacturers, is a collection of the key facts and figures that define the state of the U.S. manufacturing industry.
The 2012 Edition of the Facts About Modern Manufacturing was published in October 2012 and provides 65 figures that show the importance of the manufacturing sector and challenges that our industry faces. Each of the figures and accompanying descriptions are available in three different formats:
HTML - Section I - The Importance of U.S. Manufacturing
Section II - Current and Future Challenges for U.S. Manufacturing
PDF - Summary Version
Summary Version - High Resolution
Complete Version - High Resolution
PPT - Download Copy (Figures Only)
(Use this version to access complete data via linked Excel tables)
NOTE: HTML and PPT charts will be updated as new data becomes available. PDF versions will remain constant using data available in August 2012.