October is Manufacturing Month!

Manufacturing in Vermont is a catalyst for economic growth. For every $1 spent on manufacturing, it generates an estimated $2.68 worth of additional economic activity. The industry also employs 10% of the Vermont workforce and makes up 9% of Vermont’s GDP, contributing about $2.81 billion to the state economy. As Manufacturing Month comes to a close, Vermonters have ample reason to celebrate the dynamic and influential manufacturing industry that continues to shape our state.

Chris Carrigan, VP of Business Development, was on WDEV to discuss the Vermont Chamber’s legacy of strengthening Vermont’s manufacturing industry: