Sunday, November 2, 2008

Uncertain Industry

New York’s PBS Channel Thirteen has put together an interesting three part series called Uncertain Industry on the state of New York City manufacturing. Per the website: “New York City was once the capital of American manufacturing. In 1950, the city boasted nearly one million manufacturing jobs. By 2007 that number had dwindled to one hundred thousand. Today’s manufacturers face stiff competition, space constraints, and high real estate prices.”
It's just sad that the market just have no place for small businesses. They've got 2 more videos about the metal and umbrellas manufacturing industry in NY. Check Micheal William's post. 

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