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Bringing Back “Made In America” Posted by Zachary Smith , May 22, 2015 Digital Marketing Associate at ThomasNet Reposted by GreasyMachines.com June 1, 2015     With a noticeable uptick in manufacturing jobs, more buyers looking for US-based suppliers, and businesses making “Made in the USA” commitments, it’s safe to say reshoring isn’t just a trend… Read More »

Presidential Action to Spur Domestic Manufacturing: Is It Enough?

Some good news has come from the White House, as President Obama has announced a series of executive actions designed to strengthen advanced manufacturing. These actions were developed in partnership with the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) Steering Committee, an industry trade association. Here is a full list of the participants in the AMP.  You can… Read More »

4 Reasons American Manufacturing Is Looking Bright

The recent celebration of National ManufacturingDay left many Americans feeling positive about the future of American manufacturing. Our domestic production has grown more rapidly than our European or Japanese competitors. The manufacturing jobs we have right now are good-paying jobs, putting, on average, $27 per hour into worker’s pockets (hourly wage is $27 per hour per… Read More »

Reshoring is gaining strength

Are you thinking about the Reshoring Initiative www.reshorenow.org ? This group has been publicizing the fact that not only is bringing manufacturing back to the USA, it’s probably cost effective. Quoting from their website “Reshoring is an efficient way to reduce imports, increase exports and regain manufacturing jobs in the United States. It’s also the… Read More »

Walmart’s ‘Made in USA’ push exposes strains of manufacturing rebirth

There may be bumps in the road but we are getting results in Reshoring efforts. Wal-Mart’s pressure on their vendors will be a huge incentive for manufacturers to come back home. This article written by James B. Kelleher and published by Reuters is very informative: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/04/us-walmart-reshoring-idUSKBN0EF0AF20140604?feedType=RSS. Walmart’s ‘Made in USA’ push exposes strains of manufacturing… Read More »

Big Win for American Footwear Manufacturers

Picked up this article from SME’s Daily executive briefings which came from a Roll Call commentary. My personal opinion on this piece. It is only common sense that our military is clothed and supplied by USA manufacturers. Anyways, I found it encouraging, hope you do also. http://www.rollcall.com/news/a_big_win_for_american_manufacturers_commentary-232680-1.html  

The Reshoring of America

  I would like to recommend a group to you.  It’s www.reshorenow.org This group was founded in 2010 by Harry Moser, former chairman of Agie-Charmilles, and is dedicated to assisting companies to reshore their manufacturing back to the US. Their Facebook page carries links to current articles:  https://www.facebook.com/ReshoreNow.  I suggest that you like it.  They… Read More »

Reshore. Live Better?

If this is an accurate assessment of Walmart’s position, it is good news indeed.  Great big box store listening to my wife and others who refuse to buy things made in China. Reshore. Live Better? By now, you’re probably aware of Walmart’s 10-year, $250 billion pledge to source American-made goods for its U.S. stores. The… Read More »