|Career and workforce employment in the Johnstown metropolitan statistical area accomodates approximately 64,000 jobs. Manufacturing is the largest sector of the local economy, followed by retail. The greater Johnstown area has recently experienced a flux of jobs within the healthcare industry, as well. Significant contributions to the defense and technology industries are centered in the Johnstown area. Johnstown Welding & Fabrication Industries (JWFI), Northrop Grumman, Lockheed-Martin, DRS Laurel Technologies, API Technologies Corporation (formerly Kuchera Industries) and Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) have provided (and continue to provide) quality products and services via their Johnstown office and manufacturing locations.