Driven by technological advances, innovative manufacturing techniques, the biggest domestic energy boom in a century and a new generation of pragmatic, tested leaders in industry, education and government, the nation’s industrial core is rebounding.
Employment in manufacturing hubs is rising. Foreign companies from Toyota to Airbus to Fiat are basing their most advanced facilities in the U.S. The biggest, boldest American companies from Caterpillar, Boeing and GE, to John Deere, GM and Ford are showing the world that the heartland is every bit as much a high-technology hotbed as either coast. Together with thousands of small companies spread across the nation, they are truly Reinventing America and redefining its role in the Global Economy.
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