Oregon construction group pushes for Made in America
The Building a Better America Council (BBAC) is a grassroots organization in Portland, OR that aims to encourage and promote the manufacturing, purchase and use of American made products in the construction industry.
Less than 70% of current construction projects utilize products manufactured, finished or assembled in the United States.
The BBAC says increasing that number as little as 5% could support 60,000 to 65,000 direct manufacturing jobs. Additionally, for every one direct job created, three incremental secondary jobs are created.
BBAC members make a commitment to purchasing at least 5% more American made products for their construction products or just support our mission.
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