Author: USA Love List Guest

10 Things We Love, Made in New Jersey

I'm happy to present these 10 great items from my home state. They range from food to drink to ice buckets and toilet paper.  As an eco-friendly blogger, I was so pleased to find a number of green minded products made in New Jersey. As a state that has been much maligned in the past, I am very excited to see the Jersey Fresh mindset emerging in an organic and sustainable way. One of the easiest ways to see if some of your favorite pantry items have produce made in New Jersey is to check out the Jersey Fresh...

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10 Things We Love, Made In Massachusetts

This great state of Massachusetts has a colorful history of manufacturing. There are so many wonderful products made in Massachusetts. From huge textile mills to vibrant shoe factories, many useful products have been manufactured here over the last 250 years. Here are 10 great companies currently making products in the ‘Bay State’ –  all have compelling products. Made in Massachusetts Harpoon Brewery  – As a big fan of IPA (India Pale Ale), Harpoon gets a three thumbs up from me for their selection of six (6!) varieties of this classic beer. The brewery also sponsors a great bicycle ride...

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A Source Guide for Shoes Made in California

This is a list just for shoes made in California. Making shoes in America is no easy feat (pronunciation pun intended!).  Geographically speaking however, some of the hottest brands in fashion footwear are all made within miles of each other in the sprawling city of Los Angeles.  Their proximity to one another is no coincidence as shoe factories were quite vibrant here until the mid 80’s when domestic production began to head overseas to meet the demands of consumers looking for a lower price point.  With them went machines, skilled labor and components, but what they’ve left behind was...

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10 Products We Love: Made in Ohio

Ohio is a beautiful state with a diverse geological landscape & fantastic attractions that keep visitors coming back for more.  From the world class amusement parks of Cedar Point and Kings Island to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Lake Erie Islands & shore communities there is something for everyone in your family to enjoy.  This top 10 list of things made in Ohio was extremely difficult to limit because Ohio is such a large and diverse state; keeping it to just 10 products was hard! 10 Products We Love: Made in Ohio Founded in 2014 by husband and wife team Phillip...

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U.S. Manufacturing 101 for small companies and startups

We frequently receive emails from companies seeking advice on manufacturing in the USA. Some want to launch a new product made here. Others want to reshore a product and bring it back home. We love to hear this enthusiasm for making things in America. We've turned to guest writer Millar Kelley, research analyst with the Reshoring Initiative, to point potential Made in USA companies on the right path. The time is right to make more Made in USA products available to U.S. consumers Are you considering opening a new company, or moving production from offshore to the U.S.?  Changing locations...

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