James Elrod, a machinist with Siemens, works on a turbine component in 2014. In 2014, 14 percent of Charlotte’s gross domestic product was made up of exports, the highest among a range of 10 U.S. peer cities. That’s driven in part by advanced manufacturing, such as Siemens’ gas turbine operation
James Elrod, a machinist with Siemens, works on a turbine component in 2014. In 2014, 14 percent of Charlotte’s gross domestic product was made up of exports, the highest among a range of 10 U.S. peer cities. That’s driven in part by advanced manufacturing, such as Siemens’ gas turbine operation John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
James Elrod, a machinist with Siemens, works on a turbine component in 2014. In 2014, 14 percent of Charlotte’s gross domestic product was made up of exports, the highest among a range of 10 U.S. peer cities. That’s driven in part by advanced manufacturing, such as Siemens’ gas turbine operation John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
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