Over a one-year period, industrial employment in SouthDakota grew 1.8 percent, according to the 2012 South DakotaManufacturers Register, an industrial directory publishedyearly by Manufacturers' News, Inc. in Evanston,Ill.

The report shows that South Dakota added 882industrial jobs between November 2010 and November 2011,and the state now supports 1,359 manufacturers employing 47,560workers.

"The recovery is gaining momentum in South Dakota andacross the U.S.," says Tom Dubin, president of MNI. "Thestate's business friendliness and low taxes have been a draw for avariety of enterprises."

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