Pandemic Exposes Our Weakness

January 06, 2021 2 min read 9 Comments



Covid-19 has been called a ‘once-in-a-century’ pandemic and although we may finally have a vaccine to help us through this, the damage has been done, lives have been lost, businesses closed down, our economy vulnerable.  Our country's weakness... relying too much on global manufacturing.

Our reliance on global manufacturing left us unable to provide the necessary PPE (personal protective equipment), ventilators, and other essential items needed during this crisis.  Is it possible that more lives may have been saved and our economy remained resilient in the face of this pandemic if we had a stronger manufacturing base?  We think so.

Manufacturing more essential items in the US would have meant people getting the necessary PPE and life saving equipment faster helping to slow the spread of the virus and care for those who do get it.  By producing these items in the USA we also provide more jobs which would have a positive effect on our economy.

We have touted the importance of ‘American Made’ for years, and if there is one good thing that has come from this pandemic, it is the opening of eyes to what happens when our supply chains rely too heavily on global sources. Finally our government and corporate executives alike are all beginning to rethink our nation’s supply chain and the positive effects of ‘reshoring.’  Below are links to several interesting articles on the topic, give them a read and, as always, feel free to let us know your thoughts!

Why Reshoring Could Be the Wave of the Future >

US Manufacturing Presents its Biggest Opportunity in 70 Years >

The American Dream : Reshoring Manufacturing >

 

 

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9 Responses

Dee W.
Dee W.

February 09, 2021

I tell anyone who will listen about this great website! It’s our patriotic duty to shop USA made! Keep doing what you do!

David
David

February 09, 2021

I share your posts as often as i can ! Hopefully we can bring back more jobs to America !

Chris
Chris

February 09, 2021

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Michael A Lind
Michael A Lind

February 09, 2021

Good riddance to bad rich Rubbish. Don’t need the lies and constant bullshit designed to keep the “patriots” confused and unable to sort out the truth for themselves.

Sharon Digiovanni
Sharon Digiovanni

February 09, 2021

Looking for suppression stockings

David Sharpe
David Sharpe

February 09, 2021

Yes,indeed! American companies need to reshore to restore our economy; they’ve gone overboard with global manufacturing and trading. It’s time to rebalance the scales!

Pamela Farr
Pamela Farr

February 09, 2021

Very proud of an American based “American Made” company! Will “Share” your ad on Fb.

Lisa
Lisa

February 09, 2021

Hold the line, true patriots are behind you. Placing my order today!

Shirl Trowbridge
Shirl Trowbridge

February 09, 2021

President Trump has been trying to do this the whole time he was in office. He kept many companies here in the U.S. Now all his good work will be ruined by Biden. He is the only one that cared.

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