State of Manufacturing Past Results
Browse survey results and analysis below to see trends that have been shaping the industry.
2020 survey results
COVID uncertainties cloud manufacturers’ outlook.
The COVID-19 pandemic cast a long shadow over Minnesota’s manufacturers in 2020, triggering the deepest plunge in manufacturers’ expectations for their companies since the Great Recession of 2009.
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Read the focus group summary report.
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2019 survey results
Doing more with less.
Optimistic manufacturing executives underscore that improved productivity is the way to combat the long-term constraints of fewer employees.