SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

June 11, 2008 06:30 ET

More Than $31 Billion Spent in Rockies Plant Construction Since 2000, Creating 27,000 Jobs, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - June 11, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Rocky Mountain region has 2,227 operational plants that employ an estimated 336,000 people. Arizona, Colorado and Utah have the most operational plants with 1,164 plants, making up 52% of the total. These states also house the majority of the approximate 336,000 workers with more than 238,000, or 72%.

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