THE SECTOR HAS UNDERGONE SEVERAL CHANGES SINCE THE GREAT RECESSION,
AND THIS EVOLUTION COULD END UP BENEFITING MANY AREAS ONCE VIEWED
AS “OFF THE BEATEN PATH”
An economic recovery has been underway for a number of years, and few sectors have experienced as strong a rebound as industrial. Much attention has been justly paid to the growing importance of e-commerce, and the corresponding number of new distribution buildings in
many markets. But American manufacturing is on the rebound as well,
both in surprising areas and in its traditional homes.
By Brian J. Rogal
In January 2013, GM said it would
spend $600 million to upgrade its
Fairfax Assembly Plant in Kansas City, KS.