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2021 manufacturing industry outlook

May 1, 2021

2020 has been a year like no other in recent history, and the manufacturing industry has felt the impact. Along with declines in production, forced shutdowns in the early days of the pandemic caused a significant dip in manufacturing employment levels. In our 2021 outlook, we look at the future of manufacturing and outline four trends for the year ahead.

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WYLIE Consulting Engineers

WYLIE was established in 1988 and has grown steadily to become a leading MEP engineering firm in Houston. Three reasons for this growth are our commitment to the quality of our designs, our attention to detail and the responsiveness we offer our clients.

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