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STATE OF MANUFACTURING – Minnesota Manufacturing

by Joe Jackson

Marketing & Events Assistant, PMPA

Published November 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!



Minnesota Manufacturing
NAICS 31-33

Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

Precision Turned Product Manufacturing
NAICS 332721


Manufacturing Is Productivity –13.63% of the Minnesota total output (GDP)

Manufacturing Builds Businesses –6,387 manufacturing establishments in the state of Minnesota.

Manufacturing Creates Jobs – 11% of all Minnesota employees are in the manufacturing sector. (320,000 employees)
Minnesota created 64,000 new manufacturing jobs from January 2021 to May 2023, a 5.3% invrease which outpaced most of the Midwest states.


Manufacturing produces for Minnesota!

  • Manufacturing is the largest contributor to Minnesota’s economic output.
  • Fabricated metals is the fifth largest manufacturing sector in Minnesota.

Minnesota is a great place for a career in manufacturing

  • Manufacturing jobs pay on average 28% over the average job in Minnesota. (according to
  • 20% of Minnesota’s manufacturing jobs are located in the southern region of Minnesota (Renfield, Chippewa area).


Sources:, US Census,, .gov,,
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: