Manufacturing Day, set for Friday, Oct. 2, is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Now in its fourth year, North American manufacturers will open their doors on this day to showcase the potential of modern manufacturing and foster interest in manufacturing careers.

This infographic, provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology in honor of Manufacturing Day, breaks down  manufacturing in America, both the workforce and career opportunities.

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Manufacturing in America

Source: NIST