Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing (NAICS: 326)
Jobs in the plastics and rubber manufacturing sector (NAICS: 326) have increased 9.6% over the last 5 years and are projected to continue to increase by over 6% through 2025. Regional job concentration for this subsector is 4 times greater than the national job concentration. Workforce availability for this subsector in key occupations such as industrial machinery mechanics; molding, coremaking, and casting machinery operators; and production workers is above average with an overall concentration of 1.80. Key occupations in this manufacturing subsector have experienced overall job growth of 22.7% in the last 5 years and are projected to continue to increase. Seguin is home to multiple companies that manufacture plastic and rubber goods, those include: Minigrip, Continental Structural Plastics, Republic Plastics, Hexcel Corporation and Xerxes Corporation.
Key occupations for Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing have an overall concentration of 1.80, indicating above average workforce availability. These occupations experienced overall job growth of 22.7% from 2015-2020, indicating that the regional talent pool is increasing.