I had a few spare minutes and decided to spend them looking at a post on the Alliance for American Manufacturing website. Now some people will admit that when they go on Facebook, they spend way more time than they anticipated. In my case, Facebook doesn’t have that kind of power, however, the Alliance for American Manufacturing website does. Not sure what that says about me but I thought I’d share some interesting content from the site.
The first is a blog post about the first Presidential debate. It doesn’t support one candidate or another. It simply points out that one thing missing from the discussion was manufacturing. It also highlights the advantage all our in-fighting in the US is to China – an interesting read. Read More
Another post was Lawmakers Call on the FTC to Strengthen Made in USA Labeling Enforcement. This was interesting in that it didn’t focus on buying American Made products but ensuring the products that include the Made in America label are legit. Eight in ten Americans would prefer to purchase a Made in America product but need to be sure that the label is real. In 2018 several companies were found guilty of making false claims and given only a slap on the wrist. There have been successful repercussions since then, like the $1 million penalty for Williams Sonoma, but the process needs to be more consistent. Read More
These are just a couple blog posts. I would recommend checking out the Alliance for American Manufacturing website if you haven’t already. I warn you though, you may spend way more time on the site than anticipated.