Group 2 consists of two industry subsectors: furniture and related products manufacturing (NAICS 337) and wood products manufacturing (NAICS 321). Annual average employment in these subsectors during the period 1990 through 2014, individually and as a group, is shown in the following charts:
Of the 1.3 million jobs filled in these industries in 2000, some 550,000, or more than four out of every ten, had been lost by 2014. Information on each industry subsector is presented here:
May 15, 2014, Ontario, CA - MIAA's founder, Jim Stuber, delivered the keynote address at the 20th annual World Trade Conference sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the California Inland Empire District Export Council in Ontario, California. To view the conference agenda, click here:
May 7, 2015, Radnor, PA. MIAA's founder, Jim Stuber, appeared as the guest of host Richard J. Anthony, Sr. on The Entrepreneur's Network TV at Radnor Studio 21. The program featured a discussion of the problems caused by offshoring manufacturing and white collar jobs and how consmers can solve the problem with their spending decisions.
Studio 21 has made the program available for viewing here: