Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing (NAICS: 332)
Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS: 332) is the largest manufacturing subsector in Texas in terms of employment, accounting for 14.0 percent of Texas’ manufacturing jobs in 2016. The subsector's share in the U.S., by comparison, was 11.5 percent. Seguin is home to nine manufacturers in this subsector and is prime to add more very soon. Demand for fabricated metal products is driven by local and regional requirements and other industrial needs. In Seguin, 26% of the goods and services that this manufacturing subsector requires to operate are provided within the region. Workforce availability for this subsector in key occupations such as machinists; production and operating workers; cutting, punching, and press machine setters; welders; assemblers and fabricators; and sheet metal workers is above average with an overall concentration of 1.86. Overall job growth for these key occupations within this subsector was 22.0% from 2015-2020, indicating that the regional talent pool is increasing.
Key occupations for Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing have an overall concentration of 1.86, indicating above average workforce availability. These occupations experienced overall job growth of 22.0% from 2015-2020, indicating that the regional talent pool is increasing.