Manufacture This

The blog of the Alliance for American Manufacturing

Must Reads

Jan 21 2021
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

Buttigieg Reaffirms Support for Infrastructure Investment – and Buy America – During Senate Confirmation Hearing

President Joe Biden’s pick for Transportation Secretary said he also sees “Build Back Better” as critical to addressing climate change.

Jan 21 2021
 

What Did Donald Trump Accomplish for American Manufacturing?

Jan 20 2021
 

President Joe Biden is Sworn In. Now, the Real Work Begins.

Jan 19 2021
 

The United States Officially Designates What is Happening in Xinjiang as Genocide

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

Jan 05 2021
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

We Still Don’t Understand the “Bean Dad” Controversy, But Hey, Here’s a Made in USA Can Opener!

The bottom line: However you teach your kid to open a can of beans, make sure she’s using an American-made can opener.

Jan 05 2021
 

FTC Issues Highest Monetary Judgment Ever in a Made in USA Labeling Case

Dec 22 2020
Made in America

Why We’re Shopping Made in America This Holiday Season

Dec 02 2020
 

Home Goods Maker JennyGems Ditched China for Delaware — And It Paid Off

Trade

Jan 12 2021
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

New Report: China’s Solar Companies Use Forced Labor

Researchers at Horizon Advisory found forced labor in Xinjiang is likely being utilized by China’s polysilicon industry and related supply chain.

Jan 11 2021
 

Domestic Steelmakers Call on Biden to Maintain Tariffs

Dec 04 2020
 

The Director of National Intelligence Just Called China the Challenge of our Generation. So What Do We Do Now?

Dec 01 2020
 

Thursday Event to Examine How President-elect Joe Biden Can Build Back Better

Buy America

Nov 16 2020
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

President-elect Joe Biden Recommits to Building Back Better – and Buying American

“We can make sure our future in made here in America,” Biden said in a speech given in his home state of Delaware on Monday. “And that’s good for business, and that’s good for American workers.”

Oct 14 2020
 

A Chance to Stand Up for American Workers

Oct 07 2020
Buy America

D.C.’s Metro Picks a Rail Car Maker. But Will It Ditch Buy America?

Sep 23 2020
Buy America

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

Workforce

Nov 02 2020
By Matthew McMullan

What are we watching for in 2021?

A few broad policy priorities for the Alliance for American Manufacturing.

Sep 17 2020
 

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

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

National Security

Jan 07 2021
National Security By Matthew McMullan

Congress Keeps on Rolling

This week, despite a riot, it certified the election of the next American president. Last week, it passed a big, important defense bill.

Nov 13 2020
 

Is 2020 Stressing You Out? Don’t Forget About the Global Ambitions of China’s Regime!

Oct 26 2020
 

Problems Continue for Rail Cars Built by China’s State-Owned CRRC for Boston’s Subway System

Oct 21 2020
National Security

Sen. Baldwin Aims to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Ships

Infrastructure

Jan 21 2021
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

Buttigieg Reaffirms Support for Infrastructure Investment – and Buy America – During Senate Confirmation Hearing

President Joe Biden’s pick for Transportation Secretary said he also sees “Build Back Better” as critical to addressing climate change.

Jan 20 2021
 

President Joe Biden is Sworn In. Now, the Real Work Begins.

Jan 14 2021
 

Joe Biden Proposes a $1.9 Trillion Covid Relief Package

Jan 13 2021
 

California’s Budget Plan Is Promising for Jobs, But It Has to Be Done Right

Jobs

Nov 20 2020
Jobs By Matthew McMullan

GM Ups its Bet on Electric Vehicle Production

The country’s largest automaker plans to invest $27 billion through 2025.

Nov 18 2020
 

Report: Congress Knew Opening Trade With China Would Hurt American Workers

Nov 16 2020
 

President-elect Joe Biden Recommits to Building Back Better – and Buying American

Nov 06 2020
Jobs

Factories Added 38,000 Jobs in October