Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Number of Westbrook Manufacturing Jobs Holds Steady Amid Statewide Decline

Manufacturers' News, Inc:
MNI’s city data shows Bath has overtaken Portland as Maine’s top city for
manufacturing employment, with its 5,098 industrial jobs virtually unchanged
over the past twenty-four months. Second-ranked Portland accounts for 5,096
industrial jobs, down 4% over the past two years. Industrial jobs in Auburn
declined 5.2%, with the city home to 3,924 jobs. Westbrook is home to 2,873
jobs, with no significant change reported, while jobs declined 5.7% in Lewiston,
with the fifth-ranked city representing 2,693 of Maine’s industrial jobs.
- John C.L. Morgan

Related: When Jobs Were Gained--And Lost (January 8, 2010)

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