BMW Expanding Its South Carolina Plant Is a Good Sign for U.S. Manufacturing

Friday’s announcement of BMW’s expansion of a South Carolina plant “will mark another milestone for a factory that’s become a centerpiece of BMW’s global manufacturing strategy.” The manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina started producing cars twenty years ago. Since then, the plant has expanded its production to be known as one of the industry’s […]

Buy It From Nebraskans

There’s something powerful about purchasing a product made in your own backyard (or sometimes, just your own state). Money spent in the community stays in the community, and dollars spent on our own manufacturers goes further into ensuring the economic success of Nebraska as a whole. Next time you have that cash burning a hole […]

#ShutdownShopping Wishlists: Why Not Buy American?

Keeping with yesterday’s theme of products that are made in the U.S.A. (or here in Nebraska), we wanted to tell you today about a cool little movement to try to get people to buy more products that are made in America. The Alliance for American Manufacturing is starting a movement on their blog and on their […]

Reshoring In the Wild: ‘Made In America’ Gaining Momentum

It’s one thing for us to talk about reshoring, and it’s another thing entirely to really start to see reshoring in action. And as it turns out, the latter is exactly what we’re starting to see now. A new survey by Boston Consulting Group, published today, shows a big jump “in the number of companies […]