October is Manufacturing Month and with more than 41,000 workers, manufacturing makes up around six percent of employment in Greater Oklahoma City.
The regionís existing companies added 4,918 jobs to the economy between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018.
The new maintenance operation will create around 100 new, high-paying jobs for the metro.
For the month of July, the Oklahoma City MSA had an unemployment rate of 3.3 percent.
Over the past five years or so, no matter the industry or size of the company one theme became prevalent across the board: talent. How to keep talent, recruit it, develop it and find it.
The latest unemployment numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics continue to be good news for the Oklahoma City metro economy, and state of Oklahoma as whole.
More than 300 interns from member companies recently came together for a multi-week program to learn from some of OKCís best and brightest about themselves, others, and what it takes to succeed (and maybe a few reasons why they should stay in OKC after graduation).