What American Manufacturing Means for Communities

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As of 2016, the United States imports $120 billion worth if textiles and apparel, nearly 40% of which come straight from China. Our exports add up to just $21 billion, as we import almost six times what we export. Many of us are familiar with the pleasant surprise of seeing a “Made in the USA” label, as those words have become synonymous with high quality and fair wages, but the implications of American manufacturing go much deeper than this. In the past 25 years, US manufactured goods have quadrupled, and for good reason. Today, 80% of consumers prefer to purchase…...

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Brian Wallace Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, a leading infographic design agency in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-present.