Nature of the Industry
Occupations in the Industry
Training & Advancement
Additional Sources of Information
Extensive on-the-job training is required to operate new high-tech machinery.
Production workers account for more than 3 out of 5 jobs.
Employment is expected to decline, due to technological advances and an open trading environment.
About 3 out of 5 jobs are in three States-North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.