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4 Challenges of Manufacturing Made in America Products

Over the past several years, there has been a surge in American-made products. As a country, we shipped production and jobs overseas where cheap labor resulted in higher profit margins for many companies. Thankfully, we have begun to usher production back into the United States, which has resulted in a resurgence in the number of products made and manufactured right here on American soil.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Contractors Favor American-made Steel Pipe

Wheatland Info AmericanMade

American-made products are a hot button when people are out of work, when the economy is sluggish, during election season and so on. The perception, and reality, is that domestic companies do more for the U.S. economy and American jobs than foreign companies. While fair competition is what this country was founded on, the upheaval of imports and decrease in exports have greatly impacted domestic manufacturers like Wheatland Tube. We've even gone to Congress to testify against unfairly priced foreign steel and have been successful. The recent resurgence of Made in the USA has become critical to Wheatland's job creation and new business expansion as dumped imports present a real threat to U.S. manufacturing.

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