Manufacture This

The blog of the Alliance for American Manufacturing

Must Reads

Sep 30 2020
By Matthew McMullan

It’s a Bad Economy for Manufacturing Workers

While the noise of the presidential debate still rings in everyone’s ears, America sets another trade deficit record.

Sep 29 2020
Trade

It’s What Didn’t Come Up During the First Presidential Debate That Caught Our Ear

Sep 28 2020
Infrastructure

The U.S. Needs to Get Serious About Investing in Electric Vehicle Production

Sep 25 2020
 

House Unanimously Passes Bipartisan National Stockpile Bill That Boosts Domestic PPE Production

Made in America

Sep 22 2020
Made in America By Monique Mansfield

Manufacturer Stitches USA Exemplifies Why Buying Made in USA Matters

Like many American manufacturers, the company did its part to address PPE shortages. Now the rest of us have the chance to help, too.

Sep 14 2020
Made in America

The FTC is Considering Strengthening Enforcement of “Made in USA”

Aug 28 2020
Made in America

Ten More Made in America Face Masks

Aug 14 2020
 

Swimwear Maker Arrow + Phoenix Prioritizes Inclusive Sizing, Sustainability, & Made in USA

Trade

Sep 30 2020
By Matthew McMullan

It’s a Bad Economy for Manufacturing Workers

While the noise of the presidential debate still rings in everyone’s ears, America sets another trade deficit record.

Sep 29 2020
Trade

It’s What Didn’t Come Up During the First Presidential Debate That Caught Our Ear

Sep 17 2020
 

Senate Democrats Want to Invest $350 Billion to Grow U.S. Industrial Capacity and Counter China

Sep 10 2020
 

New White Paper Details the Unique Challenges Facing a Critical Industry

Buy America

Sep 23 2020
Buy America By Matthew McMullan

AAM to the ITC: The Pandemic Makes the Case for a Reshoring Effort

“Now is the time to break the vicious cycle of implementing policies that reward imports over domestic production. Both our economic and national security are at stake.”

Aug 11 2020
Buy America

Business, Labor, Environmental Groups to the D.C. Metrorail: Buy American

Aug 06 2020
Buy America

New Bill Aims to Strengthen Buy American

Jul 28 2020
 

AAM Letter to Congress: Pandemic Response Should Include Industrial Policy

Workforce

Sep 17 2020
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

Senate Democrats Want to Invest $350 Billion to Grow U.S. Industrial Capacity and Counter China

Senate Democrats introduced legislation on Thursday to invest $350 billion to strengthen America’s industrial capabilities while also aiming to weaken China’s growing global influence.

Sep 15 2020
 

A Post-Coronavirus Economy Needs a More Diverse Manufacturing Workforce

Sep 11 2020
Workforce

When We Upskill the Workforce, We Need to Bring Everyone Along

Aug 05 2020
 

After Facing Racial Discrimination at His Paper Mill, Alex Perkins Sprung Into Action

National Security

Sep 25 2020
By Cathalijne Adams

House Unanimously Passes Bipartisan National Stockpile Bill That Boosts Domestic PPE Production

Ahead of a likely fall surge of the pandemic, the bill could help the nation avert dangerous medical supply shortages that have continued to plague the country.

Mar 01 2019
 

A Year Later, Section 232 Trade Action Continues to Fortify Steel and Aluminum Industries

Jul 29 2015
 

America’s Military is Supplied by China?

Oct 01 2014
 

Report: DOD has Buy America Waivers Piling Up

Infrastructure

Sep 28 2020
Infrastructure By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

The U.S. Needs to Get Serious About Investing in Electric Vehicle Production

The U.S. remains behind countries like China when it comes to electric vehicle production – and it’s becoming increasingly clear that smart policy is needed to not only catch up, but create good-paying jobs, too.

Sep 16 2020
Infrastructure

Trump vs. Biden on Infrastructure

Aug 21 2020
 

Biden Offers Vision of Strong Middle Class Central to “America’s Promise” in DNC’s Final Night

Aug 19 2020
Infrastructure

Crumbling Infrastructure is Leaving Many States In Shambles, New Study Finds

Jobs

Sep 30 2020
By Matthew McMullan

It’s a Bad Economy for Manufacturing Workers

While the noise of the presidential debate still rings in everyone’s ears, America sets another trade deficit record.

Sep 18 2020
 

Manufacturing Helped Darrell Rideout Build a Good Life, But He Worries About “What My Kids Will Have to Go Through”

Sep 10 2020
Jobs

Recognizing Diversity Within the Labor Movement

Sep 01 2020
Jobs

Manufacturing Activity Grew in August, But Factory Jobs Contracted for 13th Straight Month