Tag Archives: United States

Beaten to the punch


I have done quite a few posts on American cars.  I was about to do a post on a new resource of how to tell how American a car really is.  It’s called the Kogod Made in America Auto Index.  But … Continue reading

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Another gift from our friends in the Middle Kingdom


I read a great book on Chinese manufacturing last year.  It’s titled Poorly Made in China, An Insider’s Account of the China Production Game and was written by Paul Midler.  Paul’s book details how Chinese manufacturing firms shave costs in production … Continue reading

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Fire when ready Gridley!


My dad used to always use the phrase “Fire when ready Gridley” when ever we were about to begin a task.  I finally found out its origin the other day.  At the beginning of the Battle of Manila in the … Continue reading

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A timely article on apparel production in N.Y.


I just came across a great article in Time about the garment district in New York and the struggles people face making apparel in the States.  I urge you to read it.

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She knows of what she speaks…and cooks


I’ve mentioned ManPans in a few posts in the past.  I love promoting ManPans because they are really great cookware and further they are made in my home state of Washington.  Well I’m writing an op-ed piece for a local magazine here … Continue reading

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A bit of this, a bit of that


This is not a post about American made kitchen utensils.  Though if you want kitchen utensils made by members of our extended American family you should visit the Jacob Bromwell website.  Rather it’s a post with some links to some great … Continue reading

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A little of this, a little of that


I like writing in-depth posts on great firms where members of our extended American family are making useful products we can use. I like writing in-depth posts on subjects like outsourcing. But sometimes I just want to unload a few little … Continue reading

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