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25 companies that manufacture in the USA

For those of us who live in the US, buying US made products is a win / win / win scenario. 1) You create and support jobs for fellow citizens. 2) You keep more money in the US economy because if stuff is made here, people who make it get paid here, and that money is spent here. 3) We know that American workers have better working conditions than many overseas. If every American were to spend a few dollars on American products, it would create thousands of new (good) jobs. Here are 25 companies that manufacture in the United States.

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Alex and Ani is a jewelry and accessories company known for their bangles and flat charms. The company was founded in 2004 by Carolyn Rafaelian and named after her daughters. Headquarters and manufacturing facilities are in Rhode Island. Many of their pieces are made from recycled scrap metals or excess jewelry from local warehouses. Her pieces are all handmade, and according to the company's founder himself: "There are machines that do that automatically, but that would probably take 15 jobs away, 20 jobs ... I like it that way. Everything is touched."

Weber brothers metalwork

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George Stephan built a kettle grill at the Weber Brothers Metal Works in Mount Prospect, Il., In 1952. While the company uses some parts from other countries, 60 years later, 98% of Weber's workforce is in the United States, and almost all grills are made in Palatine, Illinois.

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Indian Motorcycles have been made in the United States since 1901 and were the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the world in the 1910s. Although they were originally made in Springfield, Massachusetts, the company went bankrupt in the 1950s and they weren't made anywhere until Polaris Industries bought Indian Motorcycles and started making Indian products again at its factories in Minnesota and Iowa.

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Duraflame manufactures firewood, matches, lighters, fire sticks and fire-related products at its two US manufacturing facilities in California and Kentucky. They are independently owned and operated and employ over 250 workers in North America.

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KitchenAid blenders are made in Greenville, Ohio and have been in use since 1941. They currently employ around 700 people there, who manufacture the iconic stand mixer and KitchenAid mixer. When you walk to the company's store in Greenville, you can see every color they personally offer, like a rainbow promise of future cupcakes.


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Hanky ​​Panky has been making lingerie with a practical and flirty character in the USA since 1977. The company founded by Gale Epstein and Lida Orzeck has registered "The World's Most Comfortable Thong" and sells an average of one pair of underpants per second worldwide.

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Founded in 1987 by Fred Carl Jr., who was disappointed with the home kitchen offerings, Viking manufactures professional kitchen appliances in Leflore County, Mississippi. There are four different production facilities with 1,000 employees. There is now also a Viking Cooking School at the Alluvian Hotel, also in Greenwood.

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Green Toys makes toys from 100% recycled plastic milk cans. They are environmentally friendly on two fronts - one made from recycled plastic and second, they do not contain any toxic paints or dyes. Your toys are also minimally packed in 100% recyclable cardboard, with no unnecessary twist ties or plastic sleeves.

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Night Owl Paper Goods makes really darn cute and folk cards and paper goods in Birmingham "Owlbama", including some printed on a thin and beautiful piece of wood, all made with renewable resources.

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GAF Materials Corporation is an umbrella supply company that was founded in 1886 and still manufactures its products in the United States, employing 3,000 in 29 plants.

American clothing

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American Apparel prides itself on employing 4,500 people in California to design, cut, and sew their clothing. According to their website, they work in 1.5 million square feet of manufacturing space. It is the largest sewing facility in North America, and its textile workers are the highest-paid workers in the world. Well, they should be proud ... this is really great.

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Pyrex was first introduced to the world in 1915, unique for its ability to withstand temperature changes and because it does not react with ingredients or capture odors after washing. A hundred years later, the company is manufacturing its cooking, mixing, measuring, baking, and laboratory equipment in the United States. In 1936, a factory was purchased by Pyrex's parent company, Corning Glass, in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, where all Pyrex is still made.

California Olive Ranch

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California Olive Ranch, as the name suggests, grows olives in California. Founded in 1998, the company is a young upstart in the world of olive oils and produces a really good product at a very fair price. There has been a lot of excitement about "counterfeit" or altered olive oils in recent years, and California Olive Ranch proves that we can make high quality products here in the USA.

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American Leather, based in Dallas, Texas, sells custom furniture delivered to your home within 30 days and employs more than 500 people. The plant will be expanded in 2017. NetFix will spend more workplaces, more sofas, more nights in comfort and style. Yay America!

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Tabasco Sauce has been made on Avery Island, Louisiana since 1868, from the same genetic strain of seeds that has never been altered. The company has 200 employees, some of whom have lived on Avery Island and have worked for Tabasco for generations.

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Excel Dryer makes hand dryers for public toilets in the United States and ships them everywhere else. They do the good, that is, dry your hands, actually. Their factory is located in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

The Dorel Juvenile Group

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The Dorel Juvenile Group employs 950 people at this Columbus, Ohio facility. They represent one of the most important objects that many Americans use every day - child car seats. While the company readily admits it could make its products cheaper overseas, their Senior VP of Quality Control explains, "Here is the inner feeling that what I'm assembling will potentially save someone's life. You can't just go anywhere going to get that. "

Zippo manufacturing company

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Founded in 1932, Zippo Manufacturing Company makes windproof lighters with a lifetime warranty. The Zippo lighter is a pretty iconic piece of Americana, and while some were made in Canada, the United States, as of 2002, each of them is made Bradford, PA and then shipped overseas when needed.

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California Baby makes organic natural personal care products for babies and children. (Which are good for sensitive adults too!) Dedicated to purity and organics, the company even has its own certified organic farm in Santa Barbara County, CA.

Source: http://www.kirby.com/our-facilities/

Kirby vacuums (or "Home Care Systems") have been sold in home demonstrations since 1920. While Kirby Systems is sold around the world, each is manufactured in one of two plants in Cleveland, Ohio and Andrews, Texas.

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Vermont Teddy Bears began in 1911 when a man named John Sortino was playing with his son and noticed that every teddy bear his son owned was made overseas. Each bear is designed and manufactured in Vermont, where The Vermont Teddy Bear Company employs 162 full-time employees year round.

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Founded in 1896, Lodge has been manufacturing cast iron cookware in America for over 120 years. A good cast iron pan isn't just a tool - it's a piece of culture, depending on where you live in the States. Carefully cared for, they can be passed on from generation to generation. The Lodge Foundry is located in South Pittsburg, TN.

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Tervis Tumbler Company was founded in 1946 which means these popular mugs have been made in Venice, Florida for over 70 years.

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Post it notes (owned by 3M) have been made in Cynthiana, Kentucky since 1985 in the same factory that makes Scotch Packing Tape. Post-it employs around 500 people in the city.

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Tesla Motors makes their electric cars from A here in the good old USA. Their facility is located in Fremont, California and started with 1,000 workers in 2010. As of June 2016, Tesla employed around 6,000 people. In 2016, Tesla bought additional land and granted permits to nearly double its facility and add 3,000 to its workforce.

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