The Buy American Movement is not about about which side of the political aisle you lean to. It is about Americans working together to help each other. It is about our family, friends and neighbors. It is about reading labels and choosing to buy American when possible. It is about letting our politicians know that we want trade deals that support Buy American policies and it is about creating jobs for future generations. Because a country that does not make ... Continue Reading →
US Manufacturing continues to evolve and change from its inception in the 1820’s. Today manufacturing is more than assembly line work. It is a combination of innovation, technology and people that will help bring manufacturing back to the United States and bring jobs back home. Prospective applicants need to know the skills that will translate into a career.
Unfortunately many are still under the misconception that manufacturing is low paying and mind-numbing employment. Many would be surprised to learn that “manufacturing ... Continue Reading →
After bad trade deals, such as NAFTA, CAFTA and many others, Americans moved away from getting involved in skilled trades and jobs that involved manufacturing because so many of those jobs went overseas.
High School’s and junior high used to have industrial arts programs otherwise known as shop class. My shop class had everything from woodworking, to sand casting, welding and even drafting. Those programs were mostly cut and students were encouraged to get good grades so they could get into ... Continue Reading →