Census Bureau Celebrates the 11th Anniversary of Manufacturing Day

The U.S. Census Bureau today begins a weeklong celebration of the manufacturing sector’s importance and vast economic contribution to the nation. The week is designed to coincide with and culminate on Manufacturing Day, held annually on the first Friday in October since 2011, to showcase the potential of modern manufacturing and spur interest in manufacturing careers.

The Census Bureau has created a Manufacturing Week homepage with valuable manufacturing statistics and data products and will be posting historical facts about manufacturing on TwitterLinkedinInstagram, and Facebook throughout the week.