Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Photo Galleries
Where Millennials are buying homes Here are the top 10 markets where Millennials represented large shares of mortgages, according to Realtor.com More
Ralph Lauren's many looks A look at his brands and iconic creations More
8 biggest job killing companies of 2015 Whole Foods became the latest corporate giant to lay off workers. Here's a look at the companies that have announced the most jobs cuts this year. More
Special Offer

5 modern manufacturing hubs

Domestic manufacturing has declined, but these 5 cities still draw plants thanks to competitive infrastructure costs, favorable geographic locations and strong labor markets.

1 of 5
While Manchester is no longer a textile town, the city still attracts and sustains manufacturers, thanks to its strong workforce and low cost of living compared to nearby Boston.

Today, more than 200 manufacturing firms are headquartered in Manchester. Most produce durable goods such as metal products, electrical products, machinery, and plastics. New Hampshire's business-friendly tax regime especially benefits manufacturers: The state does not tax inventory, industrial machinery, or personal property.

NEXT: San Antonio, Texas
Last updated March 26 2008: 11:47 AM ET