Manufacture This

The blog of the Alliance for American Manufacturing

Must Reads

Sep 20 2021
Infrastructure By Stockton Grunewald

Senator Says Extreme Weather Can Spur Action to Tackle Climate Change — and Create Jobs

Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) joined Axios for a conversation on “powering up clean energy jobs” on Friday. Jason Walsh of the BlueGreen Alliance also took part, arguing that “we don’t have to choose between good jobs and a good environment.”

Sep 17 2021
Section 232 is Working

U.S. Steel Announces Plans for a New American Mill

Sep 16 2021
Trade

Gearing up for the U.S.-E.U. Trade and Technology Council’s First Meeting

Sep 15 2021
PPE

America’s Mask Makers Want to End Tariff Exemptions for Made in China Face Masks

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

Sep 02 2021
Made in America By Matt Heller

American Giant and Excel Manufacturing Join Forces to Make a New, Made-In-America Product

Two renowned American clothing manufacturers come together to launch the Roughneck Pant.

Aug 30 2021
Made in America

Milwaukee Tool Expands its Footprint in Mississippi

Aug 13 2021
Made in America

Get Back to the Classroom with Made in America School Supplies

Aug 02 2021
Made in America

Wiggy’s Sleeping Bags Showcase Quality American Manufacturing

Trade

Sep 16 2021
Trade By Matt Heller

Gearing up for the U.S.-E.U. Trade and Technology Council’s First Meeting

The inaugural gathering of the new council will be held in Pittsburgh at the end of September. There’s a lot for the two sides to discuss.

Jun 10 2021
Trade

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai Promises Workers Will Have a Seat at the Table on Trade

May 26 2021
Trade

Economic Policy Institute Study Confirms Section 232 Tariffs on Aluminum Imports Worked

May 19 2021
 

Report Finds Forced Labor Throughout China Solar Panel Supply Chain

Buy America

Aug 27 2021
By Dean Showers

Will Texas Legislators Buy America?

Will that convince enough Lone Star State legislators to support a Buy America-laden federal infrastructure bill?

Jul 28 2021
Buy America

By Moving to Strengthen Buy American, President Biden Bets on American Workers

Jul 08 2021
 

California Has a Chance to Stick a Buy America Rule On its EV Voucher Program

Jun 30 2021
Buy America

Time to Take Action, Maine Residents

Workforce

May 21 2021
Workforce By Lauren Ban

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

If you raise wages and offer training, they’ll come back.

Apr 26 2021
Workforce

Apple Is Coming to the Tar Heel State

Apr 21 2021
 

Wisconsin and Foxconn Have a New Deal, and It’s Much Smaller

Mar 22 2021
Workforce

How Best to Introduce Diversity and Equity into the Industrial Workforce?

National Security

Jun 04 2021
National Security By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

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

A diverse coalition of unions and companies are urging Congress to maintain and strengthen the Transportation Infrastructure Vehicle Security Act (TIVSA).

Apr 07 2021
National Security

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

Mar 15 2021
National Security

Will 2021 Be the Year the United States Finally Sets Sail on Shipbuilding?

Feb 17 2021
 

China Mulls Export Rules for Rare Earth Elements

Infrastructure

Sep 20 2021
Infrastructure By Stockton Grunewald

Senator Says Extreme Weather Can Spur Action to Tackle Climate Change — and Create Jobs

Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) joined Axios for a conversation on “powering up clean energy jobs” on Friday. Jason Walsh of the BlueGreen Alliance also took part, arguing that “we don’t have to choose between good jobs and a good environment.”

Sep 15 2021
Infrastructure

Key House Committee Advances Infrastructure Legislation

Sep 01 2021
Infrastructure

Hurricane Ida’s Devastation Proves Toll of Infrastructure Underinvestment Yet Again

Aug 24 2021
Infrastructure

The House Democrats Set a Date for the Infrastructure Vote

Jobs

Sep 09 2021
Jobs By Stockton Grunewald

Calling the Balls and Strikes on Major League Baseball’s Pending Factory Closure

Rawlings, which is partly owned by MLB, is planning to close a longtime factory in Minnesota. Local residents are crying foul.

Sep 03 2021
Jobs

Manufacturing Gains 37,000 Jobs in August

Aug 06 2021
Jobs

Factories Gained 27,000 Jobs in July

Jun 30 2021
Jobs

Companies Did Bring Back Domestic Production as a Result of the Pandemic, Reshoring Initiative Finds