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The North Carolina Chamber serves asthe state affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers. With direct input from our manufacturing members, who comprise our Manufacturing Center, the North Carolina Chamber works with federal and state elected officials to advance the needs of manufacturers and their employees as we seek solutions to ensure the competitiveness of this vital sector of our economy.
North Carolina’s economic success is heavily dependent upon the manufacturing sector, even as it is ever-evolving and adapting to new technologies and customer demands. Consider these:
Manufacturing is the leading contributor to NC GDP. Contributes 20% to NC’s GDP
Manufacturing employs more than 430,000 North Carolinians, 10.9% of the state’s total workforce
North Carolina manufacturers provide good paying jobs: $53,337 average annual compensation for NC manufacturing
Manufactured commodities account for 84.4% of NC’s total foreign exports
> Recognition from the National Association of Manufacturers as North Carolina’s sole representative in its NAM State Association Group
> News 14 Business Reporter Adam Rhew and Chamber President Lew Ebert discuss the importance of manufacturing – check out the interview!
> North Carolina Chamber applauded the increased focus on manufacturing in economic development in regards to the NC Department of Commerce creating a new Assistant Secretary of Manufacturing position for the state. Read our press release.