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Don’t forget about manufacturing

It’s fitting that New Balance broke ground on a new $500 million Boston campus just days before National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 4. The company is an American manufacturing success story.

Using state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, it employs 1,300 American workers at five facilities in New England and purchases material from domestic suppliers responsible for another 7,000 jobs.

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