Back to MGI's 9 trending topics shaping the conversation

Make it in America

Can manufacturing make it in America?

In the United States, a major conversation about manufacturing and its role in the economy continues and MGI contributed with a major report on this topic. A preview of the research was presented at the Aspen Ideas Festival, where McKinsey was a knowledge partner.

Publications

Making it in America: Revitalizing US manufacturing

US manufacturing has lost global market share over the past two decades but continues to punch above its weight. Manufacturing makes up 9 percent of employment and 12 percent of US GDP but drives 35 percent of productivity growth, 60 percent of exports, and 70 percent of private-sector R&D.

Connect with the McKinsey Global Institute