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American Manufacturing

You may have heard of the concept of Industry 4.0 – if not this is otherwise known as the new age industrial revolution. It is a prediction that the manufacturing industry is set to replace workers with modern technology across many sectors. TRS, a supplier of manufacturing staffing services has researched and reviewed the current engineering climate – with its future.

South Carolina is one of the states leading the charge in an American manufacturing revival, with growth in two industries in particular: automotive and aerospace. The state hosts over 250 automotive industry manufacturers and suppliers, including a major BMW manufacturing plant, and Charleston, with its important port, is home to aircraft manufacturing sites like Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner final assembly plant. Mercedes and Volvo are following BMW and making major investments in the state, creating thousands of jobs in the next few years.

It won’t come as a surprise to hear that American manufacturing took a hit during the Recession. However, following the economic recovery and a fortunate combination of various factors, US manufacturing is back up to its pre-crisis levels and the sector is set to continue growing – good news for engineers and technicians across the country.

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