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Great Lakes Food Processing Industry Facilities
The Multimedia Environmental Compiance Guide for Food Processors (US EPA, 1999) uses a 1994 Department of Commerce map (Table 1-1) that shows the distribution of food processing (SIC 20) facilities throughout the US. Is there an updated version of this information, or information on the number of facilities in the Great Lakes states?
You can get this information from the U.S. Census Bureau's County Business Patterns Database (http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html). In my experience, you have to pull the data out and dump/paste it into a spreadsheet or table, where you can manipulate it to your heart's content.
In order to get this data:
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