• United States/North America Consumers
    North America continues to be an enormous market for manufactured goods, with the United States still ranking as the largest market for goods and services in the world. And, the U.S. is projected to continue to grow in population for the next several decades. Butte-Silver Bow is ideally situated to support organizations that target North American markets, including the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
  • Industries Active in Montana
    Industries that understand the benefits and market potential represented within the State of Montana include agriculture, mining, utilities, construction, wholesale and retail trade, transportation, finance and insurance, real estate, professional and technical, health care and social assistance, hotel and food services, other services and government.

Percent of Montana Gross Domestic Product Derived from Selected Industries

  • Clusters of Interconnected Organizations
    Butte-Silver Bow has numerous assets that facilitate cluster development. Industry clusters that are already taking shape in Montana include Advanced Manufacturing, Bioscience, Clean Tech, Energy, Health Care, Information Technology and Optics.
  • Competitive Global Nations
    With a strategic location at the crossroads of North America, Butte-Silver Bow is ideally positioned for organizations conducting business with competitive global nations. Joining with the State of Montana and other strategic partners such as the Montana World Trade Center (MWTC) and Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC), Butte-Silver Bow can pave the way to doing business beyond the boundaries of the United States, including Canada and Mexico.

Most Competitive Manufacturing Nations
Source:Deloitte, 2010 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index (Council on Competitiveness, 2010)

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