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Walmart Asks Beauty Suppliers to Look Beyond China for Sourcing - Bloomberg
Walmart Inc. has asked its cosmetics suppliers to consider sourcing their goods in countries outside of China, one of the first signs that the world’s largest retailer hopes to dilute the impact of the Trump administration’s looming tariffs.
this-week-434  Around-the-web  Matt  walmart  e-commmerce  ecommerce  retail  made-in-america  supply-chain  tariffs  trade  china  reshoring 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Manufacturing Is Not Dead - Emsi
After decades of job loss and a struggling reputation, manufacturing has made a comeback in the United States. Since the recession, production jobs have increased—and so have the knowledge and skill requirements.
this-week-414  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  location-USA  made-in-america  workforce  skilled-labor  economic-development  site-selection  sfp-insider-4-17-2018 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Emerson's CEO sees strong tailwinds for manufacturing - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
David Farr has spent his life in manufacturing, and he says it’s been a long time since he’s been this optimistic about the sector’s future.
this-week-414  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  advanced-manufacturing  made-in-america 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
`Made in the U.S.A.' Turbines Cloud U.S. Offshore Wind - IndustryWeek
States in the Northeast are betting they can create their own windmill industry however, it will be costly but perhaps necessary as Trump pushes for more factory jobs and picks fights with those making parts abroad.
this-week-414  Around-the-web  Matt  energy  renewable-energy  wind-energy  made-in-america  manufacturing 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
American Manufacturing: Back in the Game? - Area Development
The U.S. manufacturing sector continues to rebound as a result of pent-up demand for goods and, perhaps, the effect of the Trump administration’s “pro-America” agenda.
area-development-features  math  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  government-policy  trump  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  made-in-america 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
Making it in America: Revitalizing US manufacturing - McKinsey & Company
The erosion of US manufacturing isn’t a foregone conclusion. The decade ahead—with increased demand, new technology, and value chain optimization—will give the sector a chance to turn around.
this-week-404-top  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  reshoring  location-USA  made-in-america  technology 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
When Foreign Companies Are Making, Not Killing, U.S. Jobs - The New York Times
For other firms, the decision to set up manufacturing in the United States has much less to do with who is in the White House than who will buy their product.
Around-the-web  Matt  location-USA  made-in-america  manufacturing  automotive-industry  Tennessee  south  economic-development  site-selection  toyota  FDI  this-week-395 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
'Made in China' could soon be made in the United States - CNBC
The U.S. may not be top of mind for all industries, but some manufacturers are taking a second look at the country — and many of them are Chinese.
this-week-388  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  china  made-in-america 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
The Made In America Movement Driven By Innovation, Not Nationalism - FastCompany
A new generation of companies is making higher-end clothing, furniture, eyewear, and more in the United States. Can their success lead to a revival of American manufacturing on a larger scale?
made-in-america  u.s.-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-385 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Trump Seeks Headway on 'Buy American, Hire American' Pledge - IndustryWeek
Donald Trump on April 18 moved to make good on one of his emblematic pledges -- "Buy American, Hire American" -- by issuing a decree on tightening skilled-worker visa rules, but his room for maneuver remains limited without wider congressional reform.
Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  made-in-america  workforce  immigration  high-tech 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
The long, rough ride ahead for 'Made in America' - Reuters
When companies reshore assembly to U.S. soil – in Monster Moto’s case that took two years to find a location and negotiate support from local and state officials – they are betting their demand will create a local supply chain that currently does not exist.
this-week-383  Around-the-web  Matt  made-in-america  location-USA  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  jobs  louisiana  south  workforce  skilled-labor  skills-gap  workforce-development  economic-development  site-selection 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Toyota to Invest $1.3 Billion in Kentucky Plant - The New York Times
In the latest move by a major automaker to enhance its American manufacturing operations, Toyota said on Monday that it would invest more than $1.3 billion to upgrade its assembly plant in Kentucky.
this-week-382  Around-the-web  Matt  kentucky  south  automotive-industry  location-USA  made-in-america  manufacturing  toyota 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Trump Nafta Blueprint Raises Concerns in Canada and Mexico - WSJ
Draft document signals willingness to promote ‘Buy American’ agenda but tempers some campaign threats.
this-week-381  Around-the-web  Matt  NAFTA  trade  made-in-america  mexico  canada  location-canada  trump  manufacturing 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
Supply Chains And Adjusting To Trump: Think Local And Global - Forbes
An early viewpoint from the January meeting of political and business movers and shakers in Davos is that thinking too globally might not be the wisest strategy: a shift to “localizing” operations is a good fallback position.
this-week-381  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  logistics  supply-chain  made-in-america  trade-agreements  trade  NAFTA  localization  globalization 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
Made in America Strategies in Manufacturing - IndustryWeek
Manufacturers talk about why they decided to locate their production here, what worked and what didn’t—and whether the rewards were worth the travails.
this-week-375  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  location-USA  made-in-america  site-selection  economic-development 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Made in the USA (For the Most Part) - The National Law Review
Since January 2015, the FTC has issued 46 letters to companies asserting misleading U.S. origin claims on a wide range of products, such as cookware, snow blowers, auto parts and pet products.
shinola  made-in-america  u.s.-manufacturing  business-globalization  global-supply-chain  Around-the-web  this-week-363  free-trade-agreements  FTC 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Is the Future of Manufacturing Local? - Huffington Post
American manufacturing is seeing a growing resurgence. While some retail companies like American Apparel have long produced products on U.S. soil, a new breed of companies are seeking to take advantage of American ingenuity and manufacturing prowess to produce high quality products locally.
this-week-359  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  retail  made-in-america 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Frontline: Walmart’s “Made in USA” Program Encourages Reshoring - Area Development
Walmart has already seen some success in its reshoring efforts with companies such as Kent International. “Overseas labor costs are rising while energy costs in the U.S. are low,” says Markley. “It just makes sense to build things closer to the point of consumption.
economic-development  site-selection  walmart  made-in-america  reshoring  manufacturing  Matt  location-USA 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Tungsten Heavy Powder & Parts Inshores Manufacturing To Laramie, Wyoming - Area Development
Tungsten Heavy Powder & Parts, a supplier of tungsten components for military, industrial engineering and medical markets worldwide, is moving its China-based production operation to Laramie, Wyoming.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  wyoming  mountain-states  military  medical  reshoring  FDI  location-USA  made-in-america 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Chinese Textile Mills Are Now Hiring in Places Where Cotton Was King -
Once the epitome of cheap mass manufacturing, textile producers from formerly low-cost nations are starting to set up shop in America. It is part of a blurring of once seemingly clear-cut boundaries between high- and low-cost manufacturing nations that few would have predicted a decade ago.
this-week-317  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  location-USA  made-in-america  china  FDI  textiles-clothing-industries 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Made in America: The South Carolina solution - CNBC
The sun rises over the Port of Charleston and with it, the start of another day where a new symbol of Made in America buzzes with activity.
this-week-317  Around-the-web  Matt  south-atlantic  south-carolina  manufacturing  made-in-america 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Reshoring is not easy, says injection molder, but it pays off - Plastics Today
Through the advent of reshoring, Scheffler said that retailers are starting to see the advantages and looking at their suppliers as partners. "This is how we add value," commented Scheffler.
this-week-315  Around-the-web  Matt  reshoring  made-in-america 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
First Person: A Precision Aerospace Manufacturer Relocates Production from Mexico Back to New England - Area Development
A staff editor for Area Development recently interviewed Scott Livingston, the president and CEO of the Horst Engineering Family of Companies, which was founded in 1946, and is a privately held contract manufacturer of precision-machined components and assemblies for aerospace and other high-technology industries.
economic-development  site-selection  reshoring  Aerospace  manufacturing  Matt  new-england  high-tech  connecticut  first-person  advanced-manufacturing  mexico  made-in-america  location-USA 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Push to Return Manufacturing Jobs to U.S. Remains Very Strong at Wal-Mart - The City Wire
Michelle Gloeckler says Wal-Mart Stores remains focused on helping return manufacturing jobs to the U.S., with the number of success stories growing and the 2015 manufacturing summit being moved to Bentonville to better connect buyers with products “that are ready to go.”
this-week-310  Around-the-web  reshoring  made-in-america  walmart  Matt  manufacturing  jobs 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
France-Based Seves Group To Locate Manufacturing Plant-Testing Facility In West Memphis, Arkansas - Area Development
Clean Line Energy Partners announced an agreement between its subsidiary Plains and Eastern Clean Line and Sediver, a business unit of France-based Seves Group, to produce a key component for the Plains & Eastern Clean Line project from a new manufacturing facility and testing laboratory that Sediver will build and operate in West Memphis, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  energy  manufacturing  renewable-energy  location-USA  FDI  made-in-america 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Bicycle Manufacturer Brings Production Back to America - IndustryWeek
Kent’s strategic growth plan for its new Made-in-America site is aggressive. The goal is to assemble 175,000 bikes in 2015, then to double that in 2016 to 350,000, and get to 500,000 in 2017.
this-week-309  Around-the-web  Matt  reshoring  manufacturing  jobs  location-USA  FDI  made-in-america 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
What Happens After The Jobs Leave? - Alliance for American Manufacturing
Galesburg, Illinois has been the backdrop for a few major political events for President Barack Obama over the years. He stopped there during his 2004 U.S. Senate campaign, again a few years later as a senator, and again in 2013 to talk about his economic agenda during his second term.
Matt  Around-the-web  illinois  midwest  jobs  outsourcing  mexico  made-in-america  economic-development 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Record Number of Manufacturing Jobs Returning to America - MarketWatch
Made in the U.S.A. is hot again, and the number of manufacturing jobs that are returning to the U.S. — or coming to the U.S. for the first time — from overseas has hit a record level.
economic-development  site-selection  around-the-web  this-week-304  matt  made-in-america  manufacturing  jobs  location-usa 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Ferrara Candy Company Enhances And Plans Facility In Illinois - Area Development
Ferrara Candy Company plans a series of enhancements to its manufacturing network, including increasing the manufacturing capacity and capabilities of its Bellwood manufacturing facility, and opening a new packaging center in Bolingbrook, Illinois.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  illinois  midwest  food-processing  manufacturing  made-in-america 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
The Luxury-Goods Company Shinola is Capitalizing on Detroit - The Washington Post
This Shinola is a luxury-goods producer that chose to start up in this struggling city, and less than two years later has become an innovative giant in branding, storytelling marketing and, above all, understanding the consumer zeitgeist, what people want at this very moment.
this-week-284  around-the-web  matt  detroit  michigan  midwest  manufacturing  made-in-america  u.s.-manufacturing 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Walmart TV Commercial, Investing in American Jobs Fourth of July -
As Fourth of July approaches, we celebrate being independent and free. With that in mind, Walmart supports American manufacturing.
around-the-web  matt  walmart  made-in-america  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  economic-development  jobs 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Walmart Made in USA Push Exposes Strains of Manufacturing Rebirth - Reuters
When Walmart pledged last year to buy an extra $250 billion in U.S.-made goods over the next decade, it appeared to be just what was needed to help move America's putative manufacturing renaissance from rhetoric to reality.
this-week-265  around-the-web  walmart  made-in-america  manufacturing  reshoring  u.s.-manufacturing  matt  economic-development 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
What Does Made In America Really Mean? - Manufacturing Business Technology
Imported products sold in the United States, from clothing to cars, contain far more U.S. parts or other value, and support significantly more American jobs than consumers or policymakers realize, according to a new report prepared for the National Retail Federation.
this-week-261  around-the-web  matt  u.s.-manufacturing  manufacturing  made-in-america 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
The Great Disconnect: Americans Want Washington To Deal With Manufacturing, But Washington Is Not Responding - Manufacturing & Technology News
There is a wide disconnect between the American public and policymakers in Washington, D.C., on the importance of manufacturing to the U.S. economy and the need for action to restore American industrial competitiveness.
this-week-252  around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  Washington-DC  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  education  made-in-america  infrastructure  economic-development 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Made in America: The Wal-Mart Economy (video) - CNBC
Well here is some good news, folks, american factories are hiring again. In fact, more hiring activity in July than any other time in the last year.
manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  around-the-web  this-week-226  economic-development  wal-mart  made-in-america  matt 
august 2013 by areadevelopment

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