City of Albuquerque

Official Month

Signed October 3, 2017 by Mayor Richard J. Berry

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WHEREAS, the United States National Institute of Science and Technology has announced observance of October 6th as National Manufacturing Day; and

WHEREAS, manufacturing has a powerful and positive impact on New Mexico’s economy; and

WHEREAS, New Mexico manufacturers employ over 26,000 New Mexicans; and

WHEREAS, the manufacturing sector in New Mexico exported over $3.5 billion in goods and services last year; and

WHEREAS, the average salary in the manufacturing sector in 2015 New Mexico exceeds $60,000; and

WHEREAS, in 2015, goods manufactured in New Mexico accounted for 96.7 percent of all exports from the state; and

WHEREAS, exports of New Mexico’s manufactured goods increased more than 150 percent from 2010 to 2015; and

WHEREAS, manufacturers throughout the state invite guests to tour their facilities during Nation Manufacturing Month to see what is truly New Mexico made.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RICHARD J. BERRY, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM OCTOBER 2017 AS
"NATIONAL MANUFACTURING MONTH"