Lincoln Logs Will Soon Be Manufactured in the U.S.!

We just got word of some exciting news for American manufacturing: production of Lincoln Logs is being moved back to the United States! Pride Manufacturing Company announced Wednesday that it would soon be producing Lincoln Logs at its plant in Burnham, Maine. Currently, Lincoln Logs are made in China. After the switch, it’s expected that 80% […]

Why Manufacturing Matters

In economics, students were once taught that the backbone of America’s economy rested on factories–the machines inside of them, and the men and women who ran them. Even today, the economy is deeply rooted in high-tech machinery to produce the goods that help Americans live their daily lives. In today’s economy, manufacturing only accounts for […]

Foxconn to Seek Factory in America

The main manufacturer of Apple products and other global technologies (and a representation of United States outsourcing) is allegedly weighing the pros and cons of building an advanced display manufacturing facility in the United States. Hon Hai Precision Industry, trading as Foxconn Technology Group, is a Taiwanese multinational electronics contract manufacturing company. Foxconn is the […]

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 […]

The Moto X: Made (Cheaply) In America?

Remember reshoring? You know, the term which is defined as American manufacturers moving jobs and factories back to the U.S. because of the shrinking logistical advantages and costs of sending manufacturing abroad? Well, it’s one thing to talk about it, and it’s another thing entirely to actually show it in action. Which is why we’re […]

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Manufacturing

A lot of what we’re doing here at Manufacturing Nebraska involves making people better informed about what’s going on in the manufacturing world these days. There’s a lot of misinformation out there, and many folks still believe that old images they associate with manufacturing still hold true. Luckily, those old images of manufacturing that many people […]

Reshoring: A Term You Need to Know

In a recent post titled “The Beauty of American Manufacturing,” we gave you four good reasons that American manufacturing is something worth talking about (and being involved in). Today, we’re going to expand on some of those ideas by telling you about a term you absolutely need to know: reshoring. What is reshoring? We’ve all […]