Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing (NAICS: 326)
Jobs in the plastics and rubber manufacturing sector (NAICS: 326) have increased 9.6% over the last 5 years and are projected to continue to increase by over 6% through 2025. Regional job concentration for this subsector is 4 times greater than the national job concentration. Workforce availability for this subsector in key occupations such as industrial machinery mechanics; molding, coremaking, and casting machinery operators; and production workers is above average with an overall concentration of 1.80. Key occupations in this manufacturing subsector have experienced overall job growth of 22.7% in the last 5 years and are projected to continue to increase. Seguin is home to multiple companies that manufacture plastic and rubber goods, those include: Minigrip, Continental Structural Plastics, Republic Plastics, Hexcel Corporation and Xerxes Corporation.
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Key occupations for Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing have an overall concentration of 1.80, indicating above average workforce availability. These occupations experienced overall job growth of 22.7% from 2015-2020, indicating that the regional talent pool is increasing.