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  1. Under the FTC rules, you can use any of the...

    Under the FTC rules, you can use any of the examples you mention to indicate that your product is American-made. In any case, be sure first to check out the requirements for making a "made in USA"...
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    Occasionally I am contacted by reporters etc...

    Occasionally I am contacted by reporters etc based on my website. Usually I don't take radio interviews but this guy sounded like someone I would enjoy talking to and I decided it was good...
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    My plug for American manufacturing

    I thought I'd share a link to this interview...though you will probably tell me I have gotten things wrong! ;)

    (at least I didn't use the phrase "national conversation" any time during the...
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    As a matter of principle, I do not talk to...

    As a matter of principle, I do not talk to marketers who encourage me to "reach out" to them. Ick.
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    Thanks

    It's taken me awhile to get back to this, but I appreciate the good suggestions. I also received a couple of email responses. I will forward these folks on to the interested party. Hope something...
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    Heavy metal stamping

    I am looking for an American manufacturer that can make baking tins such as muffin tins and such. Anyone interested and available? Please reply to me at [email protected] with "Metal...
  7. For Gary and others, I did wonder, before...

    For Gary and others,

    I did wonder, before starting this thread, if some on here would feel that there is nothing positive that government can do to assist manufacturing. So, for those of you that...
  8. Input Requested: Enhancing US Mfg Capability

    There have been countless threads on PM, including some that are active now, discussing the problems with American manufacturing, and suggestions from members on how to turn things around.

    If this...
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    For digital music, why not just buy from iTunes...

    For digital music, why not just buy from iTunes for basically the same price as WalMart. Now, for my WalMart confession...I figure I'll make it on this thread, and almost no one will see it! :)

    I...
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    I seem to remember that enginebuilder had health...

    I seem to remember that enginebuilder had health problems. Hope he is okay. It's nice to see the PM "family" keeping an eye on each other. (The family is complete with "grumpy patriarch"...you know...
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    The Wordpress format is a big improvement! :)...

    The Wordpress format is a big improvement! :) Interesting idea to try and create an active community, and I wish you luck with it. This is tough to do, but if folks with similar interests pull in the...
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    Chinese Product Quality

    Not to "pile on" or to suggest that Chinese manufacturers cannot make a good product, but I received a note today that I thought you guys would find interesting.

    My correspondent said,

    ...
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    Amen!! (Now, why is the bulletin board software...

    Amen!! (Now, why is the bulletin board software telling me my answer is TOO SHORT?! ;))
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    I'm sure you are all seeing the same articles I...

    I'm sure you are all seeing the same articles I see, with phrases like "jobless recovery." My concern is that an economic recovery in terms of output and corporate profits will be good for investors,...
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    I had a boss once who was dealing with a...

    I had a boss once who was dealing with a grumbling employee. The boss called him in and said "You either love your job, or you can't find another one. Which is it?!" The direct approach, we all...
  16. I hope you will come back and tell how the event...

    I hope you will come back and tell how the event went?
  17. The letter has an enthusiastic, honest tone, but...

    The letter has an enthusiastic, honest tone, but in future I would recommend against using the word "elated" in letters to which resume is attached. ;)
  18. Hankook

    When I was car shopping 2 years ago, I researched U.S. assembly and percent U.S. content, along with gas mileage, to choose my car. I selected the Pontiac G6 and have been very happy with it....
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    Still Made in USA

    Well, time for my "annual" plug for StillMadeinUSA.com, which now has about 800 listings of companies. I keep adding things as I am able to verify, find time, etc. I see some new leads on this thread...
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    I think in this day and age, having a website...

    I think in this day and age, having a website (assuming it is well done) doesn't make a big difference to folks, but NOT having one raises eyebrows. Does this make sense? People expect all legit...
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    A couple of other small suggestions: Your...

    A couple of other small suggestions:

    Your images look blurry because you have resized them with size commands rather than actually changing the size of the image (use software to resize and...
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    I did think part of the answer to making...

    I did think part of the answer to making American-made products affordable was to cut out the retail middlemen (and actually most of them have decided they cannot mark up US-made stuff enough to make...
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    Dr. Stan, I had not seen this site before, and...

    Dr. Stan,

    I had not seen this site before, and it appears that the author is a professor at U.Maryland School of Business, so he has more official credentials than I do. The frustration I have had...
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    To me, the Vice-Grip story is more than the...

    To me, the Vice-Grip story is more than the seeming inevitability of manufacturing going to China. It is an example of why workers and communities get the feeling they no longer control their...
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    Russ, I sent you a PM offering to help, but by...

    Russ,

    I sent you a PM offering to help, but by now you may have already gotten lots of advice. It does sound like your problems relate to style definitions in your CSS, so you could go into that...
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