New York State Manufacturing: The Facts and Figures

With good reason, New York has consistently been listed as one of the top states to watch in the manufacturing resurgence that is sweeping the nation. According to the National Association of Manufacturers, New York was responsible for $67.91 billion of the nation’s $2079.52 billion in total manufacturing output for 2013. Additionally, New York is ranked third among all the states in the country – after Texas and California – for manufactured goods exports with $68.65 billion in exports during 2013.

There are many opportunities, resources and economic programs that make New York a manufacturing-friendly state, including NYSTAR’s Regional Technology Development Center (RTDC) network that is affiliated with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) system. For more information about these programs, see the following resources:

Key Manufacturing Statistics for New York for 2007-2013

Every five years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts the Economic Census to measure major economic indicators across the country using a variety of factors. Although the most recent Economic Census was conducted in 2012, we’re also able to review additional information from other annual surveys taken by the Census Bureau, such as the County Business Patterns and Annual Survey of Manufactures. The following table summarizes several key metrics for New York State manufacturing for 2007 through 2013.