Massachusetts adds thousands of manufacturing jobs in 2021

The most recent data from the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Massachusetts gained 11,600 manufacturing jobs in 2021. According to the report, companies across the country are investing in manufacturing. Intel is planning to spend $20-million for a semiconductor manufacturing facility to reduce the country’s dependence on China and other countries for the electronic chips that go into thousands of consumer items, including motor vehicles. Auto makers are working to expand the production of electric cars, and Boeing and GE Aviation are planning to build advanced freighters.

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