Lowest Unionization Rate in the U.S.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, January 2021
State for Manufacturing Employment
Business Facilities, July 2019
Advanced manufacturing firms in the Research Triangle Region
Manufacturers today are shaping a new era of technically advanced skills across a diverse range of industries. Workforce training programs can be tailored to specific industry needs through partnerships with Wake Technical Community College and others, ensuring the consistent availability of the necessary talent required for an organization to thrive. Located in the heart of North Carolina’s Research Triangle, retaining close proximity to world-renowned, tier-one research universities and supported by a highly skilled workforce, Cary is a prime market for attracting and retaining advanced manufacturing firms.
The second-largest food and beverage manufacturing state and the overall fifth-largest manufacturing state in America, North Carolina is home to the largest manufacturing workforce in the Southeast. The manufacturing industry employs 460,000 skilled workers in North Carolina–nearly 11 percent of the state’s workforce.
NCMAP (North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership)