A growing manufacturing sector has the potential to boost the economy, but requires pro-growth policies to flourish, according to a National Association of Manufacturers and Council of Manufacturing Associations report that recommends several specific areas where government can help support the creation of new manufacturing jobs. "Manufacturing generates more economic activity per dollar of production than any other business sector in the country," said CMA Chairman and International Sign Association CEO Lori Anderson. "But manufacturers in America face serious challenges that threaten to undermine their contributions to U.S. prosperity."
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