Revival of the U.S. Manufacturing Industry
According to CNNMoney, many United States businesses are searching for domestic suppliers and steering clear of China. Some may ask why? There are many examples in the full article (view here) but here are a few reasons: Too Expensive, Poor Quality, Production Delays and Higher Cost per Unit. Inc.com infers the "Two issues are behind the revival: the rising price of Chinese manufacturing and the uncertainly regarding the American economy." The lack of consumer confidence in the U.S. economy has left business leery of committing to large orders from their suppliers.
In the past year Mr. Chain has seen evidence of this. Everything Mr. Chain sells is manufactured, produced and shipped from our plant in Northern Michigan. Our customers value the timely arrival of their shipment and know lead times are very reasonable.