Celebrate Manufacturing! Prime Foods in Boonville – Leaders in Innovation

Prime Foods in Boonville is a third-generation, family-owned and operated egg company. They were a fresh egg supplier with a challenge of losing product to spoilage. They happened on the idea that if they hard boiled the eggs they might be able to seal rather than dispose of the eggs. They began cooking and peeling eggs …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Fact #1 (drum roll)

In the most recent data, manufacturers contributed $2.33 trillion to the U.S. economy in the first quarter of 2018. This figure has risen since the second quarter of 2009, when manufacturers contributed $1.70 trillion. Over that same time frame, value-added output from durable goods manufacturing grew from $0.86 trillion to $1.26 trillion, with nondurable goods output …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Fact #2

For every $1.00 spent in manufacturing, another $1.89 is added to the economy. That is the highest multiplier effect of any economic sector. In addition, for every one worker in manufacturing, there are another four employees hired elsewhere. (Source: NAM calculations using IMPLAN) With that said, there is new research suggesting that manufacturing’s impacts on the …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Fact #3

The vast majority of manufacturing firms in the United States are quite small. In 2015, there were 251,774 firms in the manufacturing sector, with all but 3,813 firms considered to be small (i.e., having fewer than 500 employees). In fact, three-quarters of these firms have fewer than 20 employees. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Statistics of U.S. …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Fact #4

Almost two-thirds of manufacturers are organized as pass-through entities. Looking just at manufacturing corporations and partnerships in the most recent data, 65.6 percent are either S corporations or partnerships. The remainder are C corporations. Note that this does not include sole proprietorships. If they were included, the percentage of pass-through entities rises to 83.4 percent. (Source: …

Celebrate Manufacturing! BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. in Mt. Vernon

OVERVIEW BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc.’s (BWXT NOG) facility in Mount Vernon, Ind., is located at the southwestern tip of Indiana, 18 miles west of Evansville. The plant sits high on the banks of the Ohio River at the hub of the inland waterways, which facilitates economical shipment of heavy metal products worldwide. Situated on a …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Fact #5

There are currently 12.75 million manufacturing workers in the United States, accounting for 8.6 percent of the workforce. Since the end of the Great Recession, manufacturers have hired an additional 1.3 million workers. There are 7.98 million and 4.77 million workers in durable and nondurable goods manufacturing, respectively. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Facts #6

In 2017, the average manufacturing worker in the United States earned $84,832 annually, including pay and benefits.The average worker in all nonfarm industries earned $66,847. Looking specifically at wages, the average manufacturing worker earned more than $27 per hour, according to the latest figures, not including benefits. (Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis and Bureau of …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC is a leader in the design, production and distribution of automotive glass

Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC (www.pgwglass.com), a Vitro Glass Company (www.vitro.com), is a leader in the design, production and distribution of automotive glass to high-volume Auto-OEM applications and glass replacement markets worldwide. Employing more than 4,500 people globally, PGW’s business comprises engineering development and application of sophisticated automotive glass technologies coupled with glass manufacturing and assembly …

Celebrate Manufacturing! International Revolving Door – A World Leader in Manufacturing

International Revolving Door is a leading manufacturer of revolving doors and has been constructing beautiful, high quality revolving doors for over 120 years. International Revolving Door has been referred to as the oldest continuous manufacturing business located within Evansville, and over the years has held the reputation as the premier revolving door manufacturer of the …