Manufacturing in the state of Utah is a more than $20 billion a year industry. The manufacturing industry is one of the key growth sectors in the state's long-range economic plan. It makes up nearly 14 percent of state's economy, and employs more than 125,000 workers, nearly 8 percent of Utah's workforce is employed in manufacturing.
* There are manufacturing companies in nearly every sector imaginable. Manufacturing combined is the single largest payroll in the state, with the exception of government
* Computer and electronics products, including communication equipment, computer microchips, and scientific instruments, make up Utah's leading manufactured products. Ranking second is primary metals manufacturing, producing steel, aluminum, and copper in the state
* According to the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, the state's manufacturing and distribution industry has experienced employment growth above 11 percent over the past five years.
* Forbes compared and ranked 373 metropolitan cities where manufacturing is thriving, Salt Lake City ranked number 15.
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES MANUFACTURING IN UTAH INCREASED BY 27% OVER 5 YEARS: 2011-2016 (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMNET CORPORATION OF UTAH)
APPROXIMATELY 3,500 MANUFACTURING BUSINESSES IN UTAH (UTAH MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION)
MANUFACTURING EMPLOYS NEARLY 8% OF UTAH'S WORKFORCE (ESRI BAO)
22ND largest employer in Utah by number of employees (2017)
The world's largest automotive safety supplier (such as airbags, seat belts, steering wheels, etc.) with sales to ail major car manufacturers
Significant manufacturing operations in Weber and Box Elder Counties
33rd largest employer in Utah by number of employees (2017)
Focused on the development, design, manufacturing and integration of networked systems for communication, surveillance and reconnaissance
Global company with major operations in Salt Lake City, Utah
34th largest employer in Utah by number of employees (2017)
840,000-square-foot processing center...