Rustbelt, Bay Area and Texas Lead YTY Job Gains in Manufacturing Area through 1Q 2014

Rustbelt, Bay Area and Texas Lead YTY Job Gains in Manufacturing Area through 1Q 2014

Although the U.S. industrial market has not fully recovered from the recession, when manufacturing employment tumbled to historical lows (see chart on page 2), some regions of the country are finally seeing some solid employment growth. Surprisingly, it’s the industrial Midwest leading the way, followed by Texas, the Bay Area and Florida.