According to Wikipedia – The Made in USA mark is a country of origin label indicating the product is “all or virtually all” made in the U.S. The label is regulated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). –Source
What does made in the USA mean to you? At Frame USA, we are extremely proud of the fact that all of our wood and metal frames are made in U.S.A. Our manufacturing facility and warehouse is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. We employ over 100 local residents and make a concerted effort to be active in the community. If made in U.S.A. still means something to you, please check out our complete selection of wood and metal picture frames. We’re always looking for new Raving Fans.
Made in USA – The Latest Headlines
The Motley Fool reports that not long ago, US Manufacturing plants were in decline, many closing shop and moving over seas. Today though, it reports a new trend in bringing manufacturing back to our shores and cites a few interesting examples. –Source
- Well known chip maker Intel that has previously manufactured almost completely over seas, is opening facilities in Arizona.
- Caterpillar – Known for large tractors and machinery, has announced that they will be moving some manufacturing from Japan to Georgia and Texas.
- They also report that Apple – previously one of the kings of exporting manufacturing to China, has announced that it will move production of one of their Mac computers to Texas. It is still unknown what products exactly.
Made in U.S.A. – A New Documentary
This month has seen the release of a new documentary “Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey”, by Made in USA Films, LLC.
Summary – Look around you for items marked ‘Made in the USA’. How many items did you find? Could the loss of manufacturing jobs be a vital reason why our economy is struggling? Does ‘Made in the USA’ mean anything anymore? After witnessing the tragic effects caused by a factory shutdown in his hometown of Ravenswood, WV, Josh Miller takes off across the country for 30 days on an epic journey into the heart of America seeking to discover the answers to these questions.
Made in the USA Films, LLC presents a full-length documentary that will explore the rise and fall of USA made products. Josh Miller will set out on a journey in which he will live off of USA made products for 30 days. Can he do it!? During Josh’s journey he will talk with locals to find out if “Made in the USA” really means anything anymore. If not, what does that mean for the future of our country? Come find out when you join us on the “Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey.” –Source
Made In U.S.A. – In Song
On July 17th Demi Lovato released a new video for her song, “Made In USA”…
From Billboard – “Made in the U.S.A.” is Lovato’s follow-up to “Heart Attack,” which peaked at No. 10 on the Hot 100 chart and dipped to No. 48 on last week’s tally. “Demi” has sold 209,000 copies since its release last May, according to Nielsen SoundScan. –Source
And that’s going to wrap up our Made in USA news for this round. Stay tuned and check back for updates as we get them.