The manufacturing industry is vital to the local economies in Region 8, ranking second among the leading employers and providing 14.6 percent of the jobs for the Region’s workforce. Manufacturing is a vibrant industry in terms of the volume of jobs, wages, and skilled workforce needs of local employers. Two of the top five fast-growing occupations in Region 8 are related to the manufacturing industry.

For more information:

Alfred J. Davis, Sr. 
EAWIN Executive Director
Center for Integrated Manufacturing
1701 LaFayette Parkway
Opelika, Alabama 36801
334.745.6437 ext. 5496

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