“Every day, New Jersey manufacturers go up against competitors from across the United States and around the globe and still come out on top,” NJBIA President Michele Siekerka said. “Today was their chance to tell their stories to policymakers and the public so everyone can recognize the importance of manufacturing to New Jersey.”
Nearly 10,000 New Jersey manufacturers employ almost 250,000 workers who make an average of more than $80,000 per year. Manufacturing is a $38 billion industry.
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