MADE IN NEBRASKA: A LOOK AT 制造业
According to state data from 2016 – the latest year available – manufacturing is 在线娱乐平台’s largest industry in terms of state gross domestic product. 制造商 account for nearly 12 percent of the state’s total output.
制造业 also represents a large segment of the 在线娱乐平台 Chamber’s membership. That is why the Chamber pays special attention to 在线娱乐平台’s business conditions and workforce as both significantly affect the state’s manufacturers.
Here are some impressive facts about 在线娱乐平台’s manufacturing sector:
❚ 在线娱乐平台 is home to more than 1,600 manufacturing facilities.
❚ 制造业 employs approximately 100,000 在线娱乐平台 workers (around 10 percent of the state’s workforce).
❚ 制造业 contributes more than $13 billion annually in 在线娱乐平台’s total economic output.
❚ 在线娱乐平台’s average annual employee compensation in manufacturing is around $59,900美元(约合17美元),200 more than the state’s average non-farm wages).
❚2016年，大约5美元.5 billion of manufactured goods were exported from 在线娱乐平台.
The top manufacturing sectors in 在线娱乐平台 in are food and beverages; chemical products; machinery; fabricated metal products; motor vehicles and parts; plastic and rubber products; computer and electronic products; mineral products; and electrical equipment and appliances.
迈克·博伊尔, vice president/plant manager at Lincoln’s Kawasaki Motors 制造业 facility and a current board member of the State Chamber, says manufacturing in 在线娱乐平台 is vital to the state’s long-term growth and economic diversity.
“Throughout the world, manufacturing output is the key driver of economic growth,” Boyle said. “制造业 provides high paying jobs and stable careers. It gives 在线娱乐平台’s next generation a meaningful opportunity to remain in our state and achieve financial security. A strong manufacturing sector not only generates jobs, it also provides new economic opportunities in related sectors, 包括运输, energy and professional services. This is especially important in a state like ours.”
每年秋天, the 在线娱乐平台 Chamber works with the 政府ernor to recognize October as 制造业 Month in 在线娱乐平台. 近年来, State Chamber staff members have accompanied Governor Ricketts in a tour of manufacturing facilities and educational institutions across 在线娱乐平台.
自2008年以来, the 在线娱乐平台 Chamber and RSM – a leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services to the manufacturing and wholesale distribution industries – have partnered to present the 在线娱乐平台 Manufacturer of the Year Award. The award is presented annually to 在线娱乐平台 manufacturers that successfully implement innovative ways of conducting business through the use of products, 流程, 技术和策略.
在前几年, the Manufacturer of the Year Award has gone to the following companies: Exmark 制造业 of Beatrice; Garner Industries of Lincoln; Endicott Clay Products of Fairbury; Novozymes of Blair; Lozier Corporation of Omaha; Sargent Pipe Company of Broken Bow; Hornady 制造业 of Grand Island; Lincoln Industries of Lincoln; Smeal Fire Apparatus of Snyder; NUCOR Steel of Norfolk; Chief Industries of Grand Island; Orthman of Lexington; Kawasaki of Lincoln; Snyder Industries of Lincoln; Majors Plastics of Omaha; Behlen 制造业 of Columbus; Reinke 制造业 of Deshler; Case IH of Grand Island; and Bruckman Rubber Co. 黑斯廷斯
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"I have always appreciated the Chamber of 商务 at all levels for all that they do for business in 在线娱乐平台. The State Chamber really cares about driving economic development in 在线娱乐平台 and always has all of our interests in mind in their support. 业务es that are big or small in all geographic locations are recognized by the State Chamber and they consider all benefits and consequences when making decisions or driving positive change. 做一个土生土长的内布拉斯加人, I know that we all want what is best for our state and we know that working together is the only way that we can make things happen. The State Chamber helps us do that and I can feel that cooperation and support when I have conversations with other members and leaders of the State Chamber.”
General Manager Novozymes-Blair NE