Manufacturers to the Rescue

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Manufacturers to the Rescue

If it weren’t for American manufacturing, the economic recovery might be much more sluggish, if not nonexistent. We’ve known for a long time that manufacturing activity has been a major catalyst for economic growth. April marked the 21st month in a row that manufacturing has grown.   Experts have credited a weak U.S. dollar, in addition to strong overseas demand for exports. And as consumers grow more confident, they have been willing to spend more money on cars, electronics and appliances.   However, there is reason for concern. Cost of raw materials is inching upward, and it has for the last five months. While not enough to derail the manufacturing sector’s momentum, it could prove worrisome if commodity prices rise too high too quickly.   At National Metal Fabricators, we see the growth of the manufacturing sector as a bright spot that could be the beginning of our long-awaited emergence from the worst economic downturn in a generation.