In 2007-2009, manufacturing job losses exceeded 2 million. And, despite adding more than 600,000 jobs since January 2010, the market has not fully recovered to its prerecession numbers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
After years of declining job figures, American manufacturing may finally be back. This is further evidenced by a BLS report that announced the addition of more than 600,000 manufacturing jobs since January 2010.
Second Annual Brookings Institution Forum on Manufacturing Draws a Crowd
July 30, 2013
The focus was on the current state of — and future outlook for — American manufacturing at the second annual John White Jr. Forum on Public Policy event held at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. In addition to John Hazen White Jr., president and CEO of Taco, Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., participated.