The United States relies on foreighn minerals for all but two of the 23 identified as critical for manufacturing. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said the reliance of imported minerals, especially by the military, poses a "very real national security r
Although Insulet never shuttered a U.S. plant in favor of lower-cost overseas production, the company’s decision to invest $100 million in Massachusetts offers both optimism and insight on growth opportunities in manufacturing.
The Department of Defense and the Department of Commerce, together with the White House, are taking steps to ensure enforcement of Buy American Laws. It requires the federal government make a preference for domestic goods & manufactured products.
Most Americans unaware that as U.S. manufacturing jobs have disappeared, output has grown. Due in part to the manufacturing industry investing in more machinary, workers becoming more skilled and educated and the streamlining of the manufacturing process.