Report Series

Every Sector Is
a Software Sector

Series Overview

Software is now an integral part of every industry, not just the software or tech industries. Half of all coding jobs are actually outside the tech industry. This series of reports is intended to help policymakers and society understand that when we talk about enabling the benefits of software, we’re talking about enabling the entire US economy.

Every Sector Is a Software Sector: Manufacturing

Every Sector Is a Software Sector: Manufacturing cover


Manufacturing has long been the backbone of the American economy. Today we stand on the verge of a major manufacturing renaissance powering more jobs, with economic impacts as transformative as those sparked by the first industrial revolution. Powerful and new software-driven technologies are helping expand a manufacturer’s strategic options — enabling companies to create new kinds of jobs, boost efficiency, drive quality, and improve output.

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