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STATE OF MANUFACTURING – Delaware Manufacturing

by Joe Jackson

Marketing & Events Assistant, PMPA

Published March 1, 2024

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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!



Delaware Manufacturing
NAICS 31-33

Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

Precision Turned Product Manufacturing
NAICS 332721


Manufacturing Is Productivity –6.3% of Delaware’s total output (GDP)

Manufacturing Builds Businesses –528 manufacturing establishments in the state of Delaware.

Manufacturing Creates Jobs – 5.84% of all Delaware’s employees are in the manufacturing sector. (25,000 employees)

Manufacturing produces for Delaware!

  • Manufacturing is the 5th largest GDP Producer in Delaware.
  • Fabricated metals rank the 9th of the manufacturing sector in Delaware.

Delaware is a great place for a career in manufacturing

  • Manufacturing jobs pay on average 28% over the average job in Delaware. (according to
  • Wilmington is Delaware’s largest city based on number for manufacturing jobs with over 8,500 workers (34%) in Wilmington alone.


Sources:, 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: