Further to the topic of the decline of American made products, I found this interesting article from MR Magazine:
Made in America
I can recall a time when there were TV commercials urging consumers to buy products made in the USA. They featured an ever vigilant, label inspecting shopper exclaiming "you better believe it matters to me!". In these crazy economic times with our Auto industry crumbling and our country in need of jobs, is the "Made in America" brand ready for a triumphant return?