10 companies making more in the USA

Forget the doomsayers; US manufacturing is bouncing back. Here's a look at 10 companies, from giant GE to a small candle-maker, expanding in the US and even bringing jobs back from overseas.

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Apr 28, 2012 12:24AM

I came to this country 20+years ago with very poor vocabulary of 3 words. My first job here was as a dishwasher.  Well I did not expect more because of my lack of comunication skils. Now, when I can understand, speak and even joke in english and laugh from jokes I can ask for any job my heart desires. Well,  I will never ask for job in customer service because of my accent. I do, get upset when Sprint, Comcast, Capital One and other big company's customer service is lokated overseas.  Man, it is wrong. Our children here in America could do this jobs straight from their bedrooms.  Earn money and than spend it here.  Regardless of politics, regulations and corporate conveniance and greed we all have to work to make this country the way it was before.  First step is to stop buying chinise crop.  Other countries maybe hate us (they will always do) but they should respect us.  The only way to make it happen is to make ourselfs strong and united....and it would not matter then if they hate us because we would be independent and rich not only money rich ....We would be proud to be Americans like never before.

Apr 26, 2012 11:40AM

Why is it that everybody talks about how bad it is that most of the companies in the US have left to china and that all of the jobs have been taken by people in those countries, it is very easy to blame everyone else but no one is willing to accept the true facts that it is our own government that has sold us out and all of the greedy people at Wall street that made deals with our government to do this. All of this will be changed until we the people decide to speak up and do the required changes in Washington by our votes and by forming groups of qualified citizens that are backed by the power of the people of this country to investigate and ensure that every one of those elected congress man and women that go around changing the law for their own benefit are immediately stopped and fired, “remember they work for us”, we are their employer and we have the power to change that.


May 1, 2012 2:19PM
We need to bring back 'steel' manufacturing, or at the very least, recycled steel manufacturing for our manufacturers!  Right now, we send all of our scrap metal over-seas where they melt it down and send it back to us.  They say the EPA prevents steel manufacturing in the USA so it's okay to let China do it?  Really, our world is in a closed 'bubble' called the atmosphere - we'll still get the toxic air no matter who makes it - we need to improve the manufacturing of steel so its production doesn't polute the air - we can do this!  We have the technology - so somebody please provide.  With USA made steel (recycled or not) so many small businesses would be successful!
Apr 30, 2012 5:40AM
Want to know what I miss? Buying clothes made in the USA..where are they? I am disgusted with clothing today the material is very cheap and sizes are smal quailty is just bad.I used to love JCPenny.now igo there and everything is from other countrys..I want USA made clothes..come on CEO's give us what we want..thank you
Apr 27, 2012 12:44PM
We should follow examples of other countries, buy home made goods first and if you can't find them then buy foreign.  Great advice even if we pay a little more it helps us all.
Apr 27, 2012 5:32PM

Consumers are the problem.  You can blame unions, NAFTA, the Government or whatever you want, but in the end it comes down to you and I.  We make the decision to buy something that's made overseas.  We need to take personal responsibility and demand it as consumers.  By refusing to buy something that's made overseas, we instantly send a message to retailers and companies that what they're doing is unacceptable.  If their product doesn't sell in stores, retailers won't order from them and companies will be scrambling to fix the problem or they will go under.


Think about the benefits of buying stuff that's made in the US and the boost it will give to the economy.  By buying something made in the US, the money that you're spending is staying in the country and instantly boosting the economy.  Buying things that are made here creates jobs and when more people are working, more people are earning money and more people have money to spend.  When you're buying something that's made overseas, the only people making money in the US are the handfull of people that work in the offices (executives, engineers, etc.) - not nearly as many people as would work in a factory.

Apr 27, 2012 12:41PM




Apr 30, 2012 1:20PM

The ONLY favored nation should be The USA.  Businesses that outsource are NOT really American, they are TRAITORS, and should be charged huge tarriffs so it will not be profitable to import or outsouce.

Buy American whenever possible.  If you can't find American product,  make it yourself or buy it second hand.

The ONLY way to stop the traitors is to make sure they can't profit from their anti-American ways.


Apr 24, 2012 10:40PM
In case some of us have not seen the information on Social Security and Medicare, the following should be of interest. The Social Security and Medicare trust funds will be running out of cash faster than was thought a year ago. Remember, all jobs that went overseas do not pay into either fund. Just think about autos alone. Japanese autos, we use our soldiers and money to protect them in case they are attacked. Korean autos, we use our soldiers and money to protect them in case they are attacked. German autos, we use our soldiers and money to protect them in case they are attacked. American autos, we use our soldiers and money to protect us in case we are attacked. I think we are all for our soldiers protecting us and we gladly use our money to perform the task of protecting us. American workers pay into the system and any job outside the USA does not pay into the system. Think about that when you spend your money.  
Apr 27, 2012 7:17PM
Finally!!!  We are all waking up.  If everyone had felt this way years ago, we would not be in such economic peril today.  American companies like GM and Chrysler would not have needed a bailout to survive and their products are world class.  If everyone in this country made a truly sincere effort to buy american products whenever possible, it would make a huge positive impact with employment and the overall economy and americans standard of living. 
Apr 27, 2012 6:46PM
If I see that something was made in America i tend to purchase it...if made elsewhere, I can easily talk myself out of the purchase...
Apr 27, 2012 6:06PM
I intend to open my own retail store and only sell American made products.
Apr 27, 2012 6:05PM

If retailers would put a small American flag decal in the product package or a decal on the package I would buy this product much more quickly. You would even be giving decal makers a job provided they did not out source the decals to China! Buy the flag! Simple if it is made in America with an Amercian flag decal I will buy it! Buy the flag! This could take off like wildfire if people want to make a difference make. Buy the flag! Come on you fellow jarheads buy the flag.......... Orraahh

Apr 27, 2012 12:39PM
I try and make a conscience effort to by products that are make in the USA, but it's hard to do. I read the label as to where it was made before I buy.
Apr 27, 2012 5:54PM
Very simple solution. Quit buying the overseas crap! And buy the flag- Red White and Blue
Apr 27, 2012 5:09PM
 NAFTA was the worst thing to ever happen to the US
Apr 24, 2012 9:45PM
It's not about how well we can make it, it's about how much more money we can make. If  US businesses that manfactures outside the US  would just abide by one thing ( lets take back America ), you would be making YOUR country a much better place. Do you really want to lose everything to other countries, then keep on the same path of greed that your going.
Apr 24, 2012 10:35PM
 The thing that needed fixed most was the tax credit, granted during the George W. Bush administration, that gave tax credits to companies that moved jobs overseas.  American workers deserve better! Any legislator voting against repeal should be voted out at next election!
May 5, 2012 10:41PM
Now Congress should not get even more greedy, they are greedy enough in fact way to greedy.  They have forgotten that they are supposed to represent the people of the states they came from.  Unfortunately that isn't  the case any longer it seems.  They are out for themselves.  
There should be a two term limit with at least two terms before they can run again.  
Also, they should have to be in the Social Security pool and Medicare pool and not have a private answer to these "entitlements".   
Their pensions should be based on the same things everyone else's is.  I think if these things happened, many of the issues would be voted on differently.  O and one more thing,  Congress should not be able to give themselves raises, the American people should have to vote in a raise for them.  
Take their free rides away from them, NOW.
Apr 27, 2012 2:19PM

I'm glad to see "Made in America" making some headway. I work for a small family owned Mfg. Company, and what we pride ourselves on is the "Made in America" we have on all our products and catalogs.


People want the economy to grow. People want jobs to come back from overseas. The only way to do that is to BUY AMERICAN.

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