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Manufacturing in Delaware

In the midst of one of the worst economic shocks in a century, the manufacturing industry is proving resilient in Delaware, with 44,000 jobs earning their workers an average salary of $60,000. It's the state's second-largest traded sector. And you should probably call it a STEM employer, too.

This four-part series exploring the state's manufacturing industry is underwritten by Delaware Prosperity Partners, a nonprofit state economic development agency, and aims to share insight into the operations of a more industrialized slice of local innovation.

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Manufacturing in Delaware has evolved from its mill origins. Here’s why the industry is a 21st-century economic driver

By Holly Quinn

Today, the state is known for shipping healthcare, life sciences and biotech products — and employing tens of thousands. Here’s a look at that evolution to STEM innovation.

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