Mfg Productivity 1987-2013 - Remke Blog

We salute American Workers on this Labor Day Weekend!

As a company based in the USA, manufacturing electrical connectors in the USA and serving other companies here, the people of Remke take so much pride in our home, our workers and our overall contribution to this great country.

With the economic turmoil of the past 10 years, it’s even more important to salute the productivity of the American Worker.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Manufacturing sector productivity increased 3.6% in the second quarter of 2014 as output increased 7% and hours worked increased 3.2%. Productivity increased 2.9% in the durable good sector and 5.9% in nondurable goods.”

“Over the past four quarters, manufacturing productivity increased 2.1%, as output increased 3.7% and hours increased 1.5%.”

Read the full Economic News Release: Productivity and Costs, Second Quarter 2014 on the BLS website>

Since 1987, American Worker Productivity has seen much change, but has been steadily increasing according to these productivity charts by The Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Mfg Productivity 1987-2013



WE SALUTE the work ethic, productivity and genuine caring of the Remke team! 50 Years of providing quality electrical connectors will bring very bright things to our future!