According to data released by the International Trade Administration, Peoria was the top exporting MSA of machinery manufacturing goods in 2018. This put Peoria above several major metro areas, including Chicago, Houston, Detroit, and Dallas Fort-Worth. The graphic below displays the top 10 exporters of machinery manufacturing products (NAICS code 333) as well as the breakdown of Peoria’s top exported industries.
The following are included in the machinery manufacturing sector: Agricultural, Construction, and Mining Machinery ; Industrial Machinery Manufacturing; Commercial and Service Industry Machinery, Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment; Metalworking Machinery; Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment; and Other General Purpose Machinery.
Looking at the map of top machinery manufacturing exporters in the country, Peoria stands out not only in the Midwest but nationally.
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