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Manufacturing Growth Helps States Gain Economic Health

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Indiana is one of 27 states in the United States whose economic health improved during 2012 due to growth in its manufacturing sector. According to the Bloomberg Economic Evaluation of States Index, Indiana was in the top eight for biggest gains in economic health. 

The Midwest states of Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and Michigan have an average manufacturing employment level of 13%, which is 4.1% above the national average of 8.9%. This shows the importance of manufacturing growth to each of these states. 

To learn more, read Bloomberg's article, States Gaining in Economic Health as Manufacturing Grows.

About the Author

Justin Hayes is a director in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Audit and Assurance Services Group as well as being a member of the Not-for-Profit and Governmental Services Groups. Justin works with clients to help them avoid risk and maximize efficiencies by keeping an eye on their bottom line and helping ensure accurate financial reporting. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

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