SMEs Drive Our Economy
Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Enterprises (SMEs) play a huge role in the U.S. economy today. IMC helps small and medium-sized manufacturers succeed in Central Pennsylvania.
- About 99 percent of U.S. manufacturing firms employ fewer than 500 people
- Between 1990 and 2005, SMEs added 1.8 million jobs annually
- SMEs shed fewer jobs than large firms in times of recession