Manufacture This

The blog of the Alliance for American Manufacturing

Must Reads

May 17 2022
Trade with China By Matthew McMullan

The Probe Into Solar Import Circumvention Hasn’t Been Stopped

Commerce’s investigation continues, with mandatory questionnaires being sent to leading solar manufacturers.

May 16 2022
Infrastructure

Hey, It’s Infrastructure Week Again!

May 13 2022
Made in America

FTC Takes Action Against Apparel Retailer Lions Not Sheep for Made in USA Labeling Fraud

May 12 2022
China and Climate Policy

A Closer Look at the Freakout over the Anti-Circumvention Investigation into Solar Panel Imports

The Build Back Better Blueprint

Dec 18 2020

Steel Overcapacity: Trump Performed Triage. Can Biden Heal the Wound?

America’s steel industry is vital to our national security and critical infrastructure. But it remains threatened by global overcapacity, and COVID-19 has only made things worse.

Dec 17 2020
The Build Back Better Blueprint

The United States Can’t Build Back Better Without Investing in American Workers

Dec 16 2020
The Build Back Better Blueprint

What Do Black Factory Workers Want from the Incoming Biden Administration?

Dec 15 2020
The Build Back Better Blueprint

Renewed Interest in Made in America Was a Boon to Small Manufacturers During COVID-19. But Will It Continue?

Made in America

May 13 2022
Made in America By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

FTC Takes Action Against Apparel Retailer Lions Not Sheep for Made in USA Labeling Fraud

The company had slapped Made in USA labels on Made in China products, and its founder even talked about it on video.

Apr 25 2022
 

Newark-based Manufacturer Has Made Unionization a Competitive Advantage for 30 Years

Apr 18 2022
Made in America

It’s Barbecue Season. So Where’s Your Grill Made?

Apr 14 2022
 

Biden Calls on Congress to Finalize Innovation and Competitiveness Bill

Trade

May 11 2022
Trade By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

Commerce Secretary Tells Senators Her Agency is “Obligated” to Conduct Investigation into Solar Imports

Testifying before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee, Secretary Gina Raimondo also emphasized the urgency for Congress to pass competitiveness legislation.

May 05 2022
Trade

Commerce Department Investigation Into Solar Imports Must Move Forward — and Not Be Rushed

May 02 2022
Trade

Let’s Check On What’s Happening in the Solar Industry 

Apr 19 2022
Trade

AAM’s Scott Paul to ITC: Globalization Harmed All Workers, But Black Workers Suffered the Most

Buy America

May 10 2022

New Hampshire State Senator on Why Buy America Matters

New Hampshire is poised to join dozens of other states and the federal government in passing legislation that would reinvest taxpayer dollars into local workers and communities. State Sen. Tom Sherman shares how the bill has bridged the partisan divide […]

Apr 22 2022
Buy America

Biden Administration Takes Another Step With New Domestic Procurement Rule

Apr 21 2022
Buy America

New Hampshire is One Step Closer to Buying American

Apr 20 2022
Buy America

New Hampshire Legislature Set to Vote on Buy America Bill on Thursday

Workforce

Jan 21 2022
Workforce By Stockton Grunewald

Closing the Factory Floor Gender Gap

How manufacturers can (and are) securing a resilient workforce.

Oct 07 2021
Workforce

Democrats Discover Where They’ve Lost Voters: In Factory Towns

Oct 06 2021
Workforce

How Can Manufacturers Recruit More Women?

May 21 2021
Workforce

An Extra $300 per Week Isn’t What’s Keeping Workers Home

National Security

Apr 27 2022
National Security By Stockton Grunewald

The U.S. Has Needed to Shore Up Its Defense Industrial Base For Years. Now It’s Even More Urgent

The Senate Armed Services Committee heard testimony this week on the health of America’s defense industrial base. It’s clear it needs a boost.

Feb 09 2022
National Security

Chinese State-Owned Companies Just Lost a Big Light Rail Contract in Israel

Jun 04 2021
National Security

Labor and Business Agree: China’s State-Owned or Supported Companies Shouldn’t Get Tax Money to Build U.S. Rail Cars and Buses

Apr 07 2021
National Security

Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Biden Administration to Fund “Secure” 5G Networks

Infrastructure

May 16 2022
Infrastructure By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

Hey, It’s Infrastructure Week Again!

Congress finally got its act together and passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure investment package last year. Now it’s time to implement it, and we must make sure these projects are Made in America.

Apr 14 2022
Infrastructure

Sherrod Brown Urges Federal Government To Get The Details Right Around Buy America Laws.

Feb 17 2022
Infrastructure

Biden Talks Infrastructure Investment in Ohio

Feb 09 2022
 

The Buy America Rules in the Infrastructure Bill Bring an Electric Vehicle Factory to Tennessee

Jobs

Apr 26 2022
Jobs By John Jeffers

Has a Factory Closure or Offshoring of Jobs Affected You?

The International Trade Commission is gathering input from Americans impacted by trade policy, and we can help you submit your story.

Apr 05 2022
Jobs

Manufacturing Continued its Steady Climb in the Last Jobs Report

Jan 31 2022
Jobs

Workers of Color Suffered the Most Due to Factory Job Loss, But Manufacturing Still Pays a Premium

Jan 07 2022
Jobs

Factory Job Growth is Off to a Solid Start in 2022. Will it Continue?