Made in USA is Less of an Option

 

Made in USA is Less of an Option

Presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are about as ideologically opposite on the political spectrum as any two candidates in recent memory. Both of them, however, are in agreement on one issue: free trade. Read more of this post

How America Can Create Jobs by Andy Grove

Made in the USA & Apparel Reshoring- Expert Round-Up, How America Can Create Jobs by Andy Grove

(Dr. Grove passed away on March 21st. He was the chairman of Intel, one of Silicon Valley’s leading high-tech companies. He wrote this article six years ago, but it is more timely now than ever.) Read more of this post

Making It In China Is Not The Bargain It Used To Be

Making it in China is not the bargain it used to be

Image courtesy H.L.I.T./flickr.

I remember when China started being a real threat to U.S. moldmakers and molders in the early to mid-1990s, and all I heard was talk of how cheap China’s labor was and how it would be impossible for U.S. manufacturers to compete. Read more of this post

Empty Talk on Manufacturing

Empty talk on manufacturing

We need politicians willing to protect us from unfair trade.

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Walmart’s Customers Too Broke To Shop

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(Nicholas Eckhart) A Walmart store that’s about to close.

Walmart is facing a “perfect storm” that’s hurting its sales growth, according to Moody’s. Read more of this post

U.S. Manufacturing Output Rises in February

U.S. Manufacturing Output Rises in February

An assembly worker works on 2015 Ford Mustang vehicles on the production line at the Ford Motor Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Flat Rock, Michigan, August 20, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

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7 Great Things about Buying Counterfeits

7 Great Things about Buying Counterfeits

Learn about the hidden “benefits” you get every time you buy something that is counterfeit. Read more of this post

Trump May Be Proven Right on China Tariffs

Trump may be proven right on China tariffs: Chang

China Foto Press | Getty Images. Gordon Chang, author of “The Coming Collapse of China,” says tariffs on Chinese exports to the U.S. might have to be on the table.

If Donald Trump were to become president, he would not be able to start a trade war with China , said Gordon Chang, author of “The Coming Collapse of China.” That’s because the Chinese have already been targeting American businesses, he said Friday. Read more of this post

Marriott to Provide Customers ‘Made in USA’ Towels and Bath Mats in Its U.S. Hotels

03-11-16 Marriott Made in USA Towels

BETHESDA, Md. (March 10, 2016) – In a first for the U.S. hospitality industry, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today that it will provide “Made in USA” towels and bath mats in every guest bathroom in nearly 3,000 U.S. hotels. Buying “Made in USA” towels and bath mats benefits U.S. manufacturing communities such as Thomaston, Ga., and Union, S.C., where manufacturing company Standard Textile is producing them with 100 percent cotton fiber grown in the U.S. Read more of this post

Where Have All the Good Paying Jobs Gone?

03-11-16 industry week where have all the good jobs gone - underpaid

We finally have recovered most of the jobs that were lost in the Great Recession. Politicians and public-policy makers are celebrating the fact that unemployment is under 5%. Read more of this post

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