Missouri adds 10,900 manufacturing jobs

Missouri gained 10,900 manufacturing jobs between December 2010 and last month, an accomplishment Gov. Jay Nixon lauded Thursday.
The figures came this week from the U.S. Department of Labor ’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

“For generations, manufacturing has been a vital driver of Missouri’s economy, and modern manufacturing companies have offered opportunities for outstanding careers to folks across our state,” Nixon said in a written statement.

[Kansas City Business Journal]