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Manufacturing Jobs Roaring Back'?
By Eugene Kiely
Posted on January 10, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence touted the latest jobs report as proof that "manufacturing is roaring back." The previous administration made a similar claim, but experts then and now said it's premature to declare a manufacturing renaissance.
The economy added 196,000 manufacturing jobs last year " the most in any year since 2014, when the economy added 208,000 manufacturing jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But the manufacturing sector has yet to fully recover from the Great Recession.