Category Archives: Reshoring

Marriott’s bold move


Marriott Hotels have made a commitment to buy American made towels for their American properties Continue reading

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I hope you can follow the thread of this story


90% of the apparel that you and I buy is not made by members of our extended American family.  It didn’t used to be that way.  As recently as the 1970s over 70% of apparel sold in the U.S. was … Continue reading

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Two articles not to be missed


I am constantly reading up on all things made in America, and wanted to let you know about two articles on reshoring that are really worth reading.  The first was in the Chicago Tribune last week, and dealt with Wal-Mart’s … Continue reading

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Way to Go Motorola!


I am so happy that we are starting to have high-tech consumer goods firms reshore their production back to the States.  You can buy an American assembled Element flat panel TV made by members of our extended American family working … Continue reading

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Reality check


One of my favorite Monty Python skits involved the Royal Society For Putting Things on top of other Things.  During the skit, John Cleese explains that his chapter of the Society has not put one thing on top of another thing in the … Continue reading

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It’s about time


I have written about the reshoring trend frequently over the last year.  But, I think it is my duty to keep talking this trend up.  So, here are a couple more articles discussing the gradual move of manufacturing capacity back … Continue reading

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What is Wal-Mart up to now?


Wal-Mart started out as a Buy American firm.  And Wal-Mart is trumpeting the fact that lots of the products they sell at their stores are made in the U.S.  But critics of Wal-Mart point out that stems from the fact … Continue reading

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Coming to their senses


The allure of the Middle Kingdom is starting to wear off for American firms that offshored  their production.  As documented in a recent article in Bloomberg Business Week, all sorts of American manufacturers are reshoring their production to this country. … Continue reading

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Once they were lost…


I have never liked the story of the Prodigal Son. I have always identified with the son who stayed home. So while I am glad to read that we can expect a lot of jobs to come home from China … Continue reading

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Get in line!


Reshoring. Not the most elegant word, but a word that I love hearing. More and more firms are joining the movement of moving the production of their products back to the U.S. Reshoring is the phenomenon of American firms moving … Continue reading

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