Proudly Made in USA: President Trump is Leading a Resurgence of American Manufacturing

TAKING PRIDE IN AMERICAN-MADE PRODUCTS: President Donald J. Trump is honored to showcase the hard work of American producers from across the country.

  • Today, President Trump is welcoming businesses from across the country to the White House to showcase the products that they make right here in America.
    • Products from all 50 States will be showcased at the White House.
    • This year marks the third consecutive year President Trump has hosted a Made in America event at the White House.
  • Businesses both big and small from a wide range of industries will showcase their incredible work.
  • American-made products being showcased at the White House include:
    • Zippo lighters made in Pennsylvania, Airstream trailers made in Ohio, Buck Knives made in Idaho, Nokona baseball gloves made in Texas, and more.

STRENGTHENING BUY AMERICAN REQUIREMENTS: President Trump is making sure the Government maximizes its use of American-made products.

  • President Trump is signing an executive order taking steps to strengthen the standards used under the Buy American Act.
    • This follows multiple other executive orders by President Trump aiming to strengthen Buy American and Hire American.
  • The President is directing his Administration to consider tightening the preference requirements for Federal acquisitions and when foreign products can be used.
  • The President is committed to increasing the impact of the Buy American Act to the fullest extent possible.
    • The Buy American Act creates a preference for American-made goods in purchases by the Federal Government.

RESTORING AMERICAN MANUFACTURING: President Trump is ushering in a new age of American manufacturing as factories roar back to life and blue collar workers thrive.

  • President Trump followed through on his pledge to workers across the country that he would bring back American manufacturing – with more than 500,000 new manufacturing jobs created since the election.
    • Manufacturing job growth soared to a more than two decade high in 2018, bringing opportunity to communities that had been left behind.
  • Manufacturer optimism has skyrocketed under President Trump, reaching a new record high last year.
  • Thanks to President Trump’s pro-growth policies, manufacturers are deciding to keep their factories running and jobs here in America.
  • Across the country, our Nation’s great aluminum and steel mills are roaring back to life thanks to the tariffs put in place by the President.
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