Alabama is rich in history, red clay, the Civil Rights Movement, and more. We love Alabama's southern charm, Huntsville's NASA Museum, and arguably, its football—Roll ‘Tide!
All these wonderful features about this great state culminate into hard-working, industrial Americans who love the USA and want to make a difference on the manufacturing front. That's why you'll find a variety of USA-made products that come from both small business owners and massive factories.
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Briggs & Stratton makes two of its generators in the USA with globally sourced materials: the Power Protect Standby Generators, and the Power Protect DX Standby Generators. The company has several factories throughout the US, including Alabama. Note: The portable generators are NOT American-made.
CF Flag, located in Huntsville, Alabama, has been making flags, including the American flag, since 1898. You’ll find many other types of flags as well, including customizable products. CF Flag also offers a variety of fabrics out of which the flags are sewn.
According to Cars.com, the 2021 Honda Odyssey, Passport, Pilot, and Ridgeline are four of the “most American vehicles,” meaning a very high percentage of their parts come from the U.S. Their engines and transmissions are American made, and of course, they’re assembled in the USA, in Lincoln, Alabama.
At Holtz Leather Co., the entire family is involved in making leather goods, pottery, candles, wood products, and more in Alabama. They carry all their products online, but if you’re ever in the Huntsville area, you’ll want to visit their storefront. You might also want to read their inspiring journey on their website.
Maples Rugs manufactures tufted area, bath, and kitchen rugs. The company has been in business since 1966 and remains one of only a few made in USA rug makers. Everything at the company is constructed and assembled in Scottsboro, Alabama, where they employ the largest number of people from their small town. Their rugs are beautiful and versatile enough for any home.
Meadowcraft outdoor furniture is made of wrought iron and is manufactured in Wadley, Alabama, from global components. Each piece of furniture is finished with an American-made primer and coating system and then is thoroughly inspected to ensure you’re getting a high-quality product. The Alabama factory is affectionately called “The Beast” for its size and production capacity.
Night Owl Paper Goods makes cards, boxed note cards, and other stationery items in the USA, designed in Birmingham, Alabama. Their colorful, whimsical designs are appropriate for any occasion, including special events and holidays. Their prices are slightly lower than other greeting cards not made in the USA. Over 2,000 retailers have come to love and stock Night Owl Paper Goods.
Red Land Cotton is a farm and company in Moulton, Alabama, where founder Mark Yeager grows and harvests cotton for American made linens. The cotton is spun into yarn in Virginia, and the sheets are made either in Georgia or South Carolina. The towels are finished in Georgia as well. The batting used in their quilts comes from their farm and is then finished in Waco, Texas. This collaboration is a beautiful image of American manufacturers working together! Red Land Cotton is dedicated to bringing linen manufacturing back to the U.S. in the way it once was.
Zkano organic cotton socks are manufactured in small batches in Fort Payne, Alabama. They use organic cotton grown in the Southern U.S., making the company’s product 100% American-made. Zkano is a small, second-generation family business that has been making socks for over 30 years. When other mills in the area were closing because manufacturing was moving overseas, Zkano sock owner Gina Locklear innovated and kept the Zkano doors open. We call that "Pulling up your socks," both literally and figuratively!
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Tammy Tilley is a southern transplant living in the Midwest. Growing up in the West Virginia hills, she was surrounded by family and friends who made things with their hands, from a penny whistle carved from the backyard tree’s branches to the hand-hewn wooden cradle gifted to her when her firstborn arrived. As an adult, she continues to be fascinated by the small cottage businesses the Amish and Mennonite communities cultivate in Northern Indiana. Tammy holds a B.A. and M.S. in English/Education.