Wood Products

 

The Math behind the Wood Products Sector...

  • The Labor Shed has a Location Quotient of 5.56 in Sawmills compared to the US Avg. of 1.
  • The Loretto Labor Shed has grown by 4% in Sawmill jobs over the last 5 years, and has 14 establishments in this field.
  • The Labor Shed has a Location Quotient of 7.48 in Logging compared to the US Avg. of 1.
  • The Loretto Labor Shed has grown by 18% in logging jobs over the last 5 years, and now has a total of 35 logging establishments in this industry.
  • The Labor Shed has a Location Quotient of 12.66 in Miscellaneous Wood Product Manufacturing compared to the US Avg. of 1.
  • The Loretto Labor Shed has grown by 21% in Miscellaneous Wood Product jobs over the last 5 years, and has 182 jobs in this field.
  • The Labor Shed has a Location Quotient of 8.09 in Folding Paperboard and Box Manufcaturing compared to the US Avg. of 1.
  • The Loretto Labor Shed has grown by 27% in Wood Container and Pallet Manufacturing jobs over the last 5 years, and now has a total of 7 establishments in this industry.
  • The Loretto Labor Shed has grown by 30% in Wood Kitchen and Countertop Manufacturing over the last 5 years, and now has a total of 11 establsihments in this field.

 

Source of Business and Labor Numbers:  Troy University

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