Transportation and Logistics

  • 127,000 jobs (20% of regional employment)
  • $15.2 billion of economic output (28% of total output)
  • Approximately 1,000 establishments in transportation, logistics & warehousing
  • Specializing in wholesale trade and transportation support services

Manufacturing

  • 44,600 workers 
  • $6.1 billion of economic output 
  • Largely logistics dependent with 23% of employees working in materials moving
  • Specializing in some Global Technologies like Electronics Assembly & Repair, in addition to Tradable Commodities Processing and Regional Materials Processing

Healthcare/Bio-Medical

  • 74,000 jobs 
  • Specialized Medicine and Medical Technologies provide 44,000 jobs and $3.4 Billion in output. 
  • Medical Technologies alone have grown from 2,000 jobs in 1980 to 8,000 today