How Healthy is California's Manufacturing Industry?

Date: June 14, 2017

When it comes to the health of its manufacturing and logistics industry, California is a “C” student.

According to The 2017 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card, the state scored a “C” in 2017, unchanged from its 2016 mark. Its logistics industry improved from a “C” to a “B-.” The report evaluates the 50 states in nine different categories, from human capital to productivity and innovation.

The only area in which the state earned an “A” came in its productivity and innovation. Here’s how the state ranked in other areas.

Human Capital: “D”

Worker Benefit Costs: “D”

Tax Climate: “D+”

Expected Fiscal Liability Gap: “D”

Global Reach: “C”


To see the full report, click here.

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