Manufacture This

The blog of the Alliance for American Manufacturing

Must Reads

Oct 26 2020
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

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

The Chinese state-owned company offered transit officials a bargain, but time has proven that it came at a big cost.

Oct 23 2020
 

After Facing Racism, Kameen Thompson Brought His Fellow Steelworkers Together. Now He’s Fighting To Save Jobs.

Oct 22 2020
Trade

Trump vs. Biden on Trade

Oct 21 2020
National Security

Sen. Baldwin Aims to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Ships

Made in America

Oct 16 2020
By Cathalijne Adams

Lawmakers Call on the FTC to Strengthen Made in USA Labeling Enforcement

Reps. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) are urging the FTC to follow through with its proposal to strengthen its Made in USA enforcement mechanisms.

Oct 08 2020
Made in America

Defying the Odds, the Made in America Store Opens a New Brick and Mortar Location

Oct 06 2020
Made in America

Send Us Your Made in USA Gift Guide Ideas!

Sep 22 2020
Made in America

Manufacturer Stitches USA Exemplifies Why Buying Made in USA Matters

Trade

Oct 22 2020
Trade By Matthew McMullan

Trump vs. Biden on Trade

Donald Trump has forced a re-examination of American trade policy. How would a Joe Biden administration respond?

Oct 20 2020
 

Our American Manufacturing Plan Will Create 6.9 to 12.9 Million New Jobs by 2024

Oct 05 2020
Trade

Western Companies Still Haven’t Done Anything to Stop Using Forced Uyghur Labor

Sep 30 2020
 

It’s a Bad Economy for Manufacturing Workers

Buy America

Oct 14 2020
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

A Chance to Stand Up for American Workers

Tens of thousands of people have a job in the transit and passenger rail supply chain, and they will lose out if Buy America doesn’t apply to the new D.C. Metrorail contract.

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

Aug 11 2020
Buy America

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

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

Oct 26 2020
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

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

The Chinese state-owned company offered transit officials a bargain, but time has proven that it came at a big cost.

Oct 21 2020
National Security

Sen. Baldwin Aims to Strengthen Buy America Requirements for Ships

Oct 01 2020
National Security

China Dominates Rare Earth Mineral Production. But Could the U.S. Actually Hold a Competitive Advantage?

Sep 25 2020
 

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

Infrastructure

Oct 26 2020
By Elizabeth Brotherton-Bunch

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

The Chinese state-owned company offered transit officials a bargain, but time has proven that it came at a big cost.

Oct 20 2020
 

Our American Manufacturing Plan Will Create 6.9 to 12.9 Million New Jobs by 2024

Oct 15 2020
Infrastructure

How the Impasse Over COVID-19 Relief Could Delay Infrastructure Investment, Again

Oct 14 2020
 

A Chance to Stand Up for American Workers

Jobs

Oct 23 2020
By Jeffrey Bonior

After Facing Racism, Kameen Thompson Brought His Fellow Steelworkers Together. Now He’s Fighting To Save Jobs.

The USW local president says a factory job can provide opportunity, but people like him need Washington to do its part, too.

Oct 20 2020
 

Our American Manufacturing Plan Will Create 6.9 to 12.9 Million New Jobs by 2024

Oct 13 2020
 

Wisconsin Announces No Tax Credits This Year for Foxconn. Again.

Oct 09 2020
 

Steve Ackerman, a Black Millwright in Rural Ohio, Sees Slow Racial Progress