Manufacturing is one of the major industries in Missouri. The state has a developed advanced manufacturing industry and a suitable business environment that makes it attractive to entrepreneurs and investors.

In 2018, manufacturers in Missouri accounted for 12.82% ($40.74 billion) of the total output in the state, employing 9.5% of the workforce. In addition, the sector employed 273,000 Missourians with an average annual wage of $58,359.

The COVID-19 pandemic has indirectly affected the manufacturing sector, especially, those manufacturers that depend on workers whose jobs cannot be carried out remotely. About 80% of manufacturers expect that the pandemic will have a financial impact on their business. The majority of those in the manufacturing sector (53%) expect COVID-19 to impact their operations.

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The Missouri Association of Manufacturers and others can help you navigate coming back from COVID-19.

Keep up with valuable data and insights regarding your sector.

Featured Industry Resources

The manufacturing industry faces a number of unique challenges as a result of COVID-19. These resources can help.

Many businesses are struggling to return. Thankfully, there are resources to help.

Many others are working to overcome the same challenges you are. See what they have to say.

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