Manufacturing & Logistics
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In Delaware, our combination of industry-leading companies, strategic location and robust infrastructure amount to one thing: one of the nation’s most concentrated manufacturing and logistics clusters.
Today, Delaware’s manufacturing sector is our state’s second largest traded sector. Thanks to diverse companies such as DowDuPont, ILC Dover and Agilent, manufacturing in Delaware spans a variety of industries, including chemicals, advanced materials, agriculture, bioscience and more. Furthermore, our leadership in these industries have created deep supply chains that support the market entry and growth of new businesses.
Want to see how your business can thrive in the First State? Read on to learn more about manufacturing and logistics in Delaware.
Delaware’s manufactured goods industry is worth nearly $5 billion
More than 96% of our state’s global exports come from manufacturing.
With $600 million in new investment, the Port of Wilmington's capacity is expected to quintuple
New port operator Gulftainer will construct a new container-handling terminal, growing traffic for noncontainerized goods by 75 percent and establishing Wilmington as the largest logistics facility on the Delaware River.
I-95 Corridor: A backbone of Delaware’s logistics industry
Delaware companies can access Philadelphia and Baltimore via rail and road as well as utilize intermodal facilities like the Port of Wilmington and New Castle Airport.
Warehousing employment in Delaware quadrupled during the past 5 years
This segment of the logistics industry now accounts for nearly 5,000 jobs in the state.