• LDonia
• 01/06/2014

Fort Wayne-based Tippmann Sports is the leading manufacturer of paintball markers and accessories in the world. Entering into the paintball business in 1986 was a smart move for the company, as the emerging fad quickly transformed into a competitive, world-renowned sport.

• LDonia
• 11/20/2013

Welcome back to the second installment in the on-going series of "Items I need to buy because mine are falling apart." I am your host, Lauren.

In our last installment, we discussed my need for a new means of transporting lunch. Today we'll discuss my current need for new bath towels. All aboard the train to TMI City!

• mmcmullan
• 11/15/2013

The annual Women in Manufacturing Summit was held in Dearborn, Michigan a few weeks ago. And what better way to start the conference off than with a visit to a local manufacturer of nuts, trail mixes, and specialty-dried fruits -- a business that was started by a woman in her kitchen?

• LDonia
• 11/07/2013

Welcome to the first in what is sure to be a string of 'Too Much Information'-themed posts pertaining to the life of yours truly.

Lately, I've been noticing a lot of my personal belongings are falling apart, or generally coming to the end of their life cycles. And of course, I want the replacement items I buy to be Made in America. So for the next few 'Made in Your City' features, you'll learn more about me, and the things my apartment and I am lacking.

• LDonia
• 10/30/2013

In roughly 30 hours, children up and down the east coast of the United States will begin the much-beloved tradition of trick-or-treating. Their counterparts in the other time zones will follow suit not long after.

It's likely too late to influence your Halloween purchases for 2013, but the video below provides a timely reminder of how buying Made in the U.S.A. for any holiday supports our fellow Americans.

• LDonia
• 10/23/2013

If you celebrate Halloween, you'll likely be devoting some time over the next few days to preparations. After all, it's just over a week away.

• LDonia
• 10/16/2013

Though its origin stories are hazy (by which we mean non-existent), October 18 has been designated National No Beard Day.

We imagine many of you are busy gearing up for this occasion, but when you step away from preparing the traditional No Beard Day holiday meal, take a moment to purchase a high-quality American-made razor. It'll be the last razor you'll ever need to purchase!

• LDonia
• 10/09/2013

Around this time every year, the internet fills up with images of carved pumpkins. Some are quite elaborate, and others are just your standard jack-o-lantern, but one thing is for certain: This is not an activity just for children.

• TGarland
• 10/02/2013

A little manufactured fun arrived at our office this week.

The Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) is now a proud owner of an American-made popcorn machine.

Our friends at Paragon International helped us prepare for another movie screening at our DC headquarters (more on that later).

• LDonia
• 10/02/2013

What was once a luxury is now pretty much a necessity. You know what I’m talking about: cell phones.

While land lines rapidly go the way of the dinosaur, people are lining up outside certain stores to get new phones the day ... nay, the moment they drop.

But if you’re going to spend hundreds of dollars on a phone, you best keep that thing safe!

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