Manufacturing Bouncing Back

America's manufacturing sector is recovering and poised for a modest rebound. The question is how much?

The long decline in America's manufacturing sector finally is over. During the past two years, manufacturing output has regained almost three-quarters of the stunning 20% drop it took during the Great Recession. And manufacturing firms have pared their production costs and improved their efficiency. Now they are poised for a comeback.

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Art Pine
Contributing Editor, The Kiplinger Letter