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Unformatted text preview: ut the five largest nonemployer manufacturing industries. While these nonemployer businesses provide an important entrepreneurial base for the Manufacturing Sector in Colorado, it is important to note that the nonemployer businesses are not included in the employment statistics described in the sections that follow. nondurable Goods About 35% of the employment in the Manufacturing Sector is found in nondurable goods industries, which include the production of goods that generally last for less than one year. Nondurable goods employment increased 1.6% in 2011 but will likely contract 1.1% in 2012, to about 44,400 workers. The largest nondurable goods subsector is food manufacturing. A complete reversal of food exports from Colorado occurred in 2010 compared to 2009 as manufactured food exports rose. However, the idle capacity from the prior year meant the output increase occurred with little gain in employment. Domestically, beef prices are being impacted by slaughter and sales activity in Texas brought about by the severe drought in the region...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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