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STATE OF MANUFACTURING – Michigan Manufacturing

by Joe Jackson

Marketing & Events Assistant, PMPA

Published October 1, 2023

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Fabricated Metal Products Manufacturing is a subsector of manufacturing that makes critical goods from metal components.

Precision Turned Products Manufacturing is a subsector of fabricated metal product manufacturing that makes the components that MAKE IT WORK!



Michigan Manufacturing
NAICS 31-33

Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

Precision Turned Product Manufacturing
NACIS 332721


Manufacturing Is Productivity – 17.98% of the Michigan’s total output (GDP)

Manufacturing Builds Businesses – 11,143 manufacturing establishments are in the state of Michigan.

Manufacturing Creates Jobs – Jobs: 14% of all Michigan employees are in the manufacturing sector. (609,000 employees)

Michigan is eighth in the nation in manufacturing jobs added since 2021.


Manufacturing produces for Michigan!

  • Manufacturing is the largest GDP producer in Michigan.
  • Fabricated metals is the fourth largest manufacturing sector in Michigan.
  • Grand Rapids, Auburn Hills and Detriot are the top three manufacturing cities In Michigan.


Michigan is a great place for a career in manufacturing

  • Manufacturing jobs pay on average 33% over the average job in Michigan (according to
  • Michigan created 121,000 new manufacturing jobs from 2009 to 2021, the national leader in manufacturing job creation and outpacing all other states during that time frame.


Sources: NAMorg, US Census,,,

Data selected to show relative values. May not be directly comparable due to differences in sampling, analysis, or date obtained.





Joe Jackson

Marketing & Events Assistant, PMPA

Email: gro.apmp@noskcajj — Website: