Friday, September 09, 2005

Still a Manufacturing Hotbed

With 42% of its jobs in the manufacturing sector, St. Joseph County, MI has always had a strong base to build upon. These jobs earn on average $43,608 compared to the county average of $33,238/year.

In the past five years over $100 million has been invested in new and expanding manufacturing companies, resulting in almost 1,000 new jobs. The largest of these expansions were with American Axle and Lear Corporation, both automotive parts manufacturers.

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