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New Balance Custom Shoes: Made in USA

Founded in 1906, the “New Balance Arch Support Company” primarily manufactured arch supports until 1960, when the “Trackster” running shoe debuted (Wikipedia). The Wall Street Journal reported that about 25% of New Balance shoes sold...

The Amazing Zippo Lighter

Zippo lighters are an amazing piece of American engineering. Their durability, reliability, and versatility put other fire starting methods to shame. Zippo lighters are designed to last decades. Refillable, with replaceable wicks and flints, a Zippo...

Made in USA Underwear Campbellsville Apparel

Military Grade Underwear: Campbellsville Apparel

Since 2002, Campbellsville Apparel has supplied vast quantities of undershirts and briefs to the US Military. Made in Kentucky using “100% American components,” these Made in USA underwear “comply with all U.S. military quality...

The $5 Made in USA T-Shirt

They said it couldn’t be done! “American companies can’t compete on price.” “It’s just cheaper to ship manufacturing to China.” “We are just going to have to accept that those jobs aren’t coming back.” This...