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Zippo Lighters

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Source: Wikimedia Have you ever struggled to light a match or hold a flame on a normal lighter outside? Most people have, and like most everyone else, the process can be frustrating even in the lightest of breezes. That is where our next American made product comes into play. George G. Blaisdell introduced the Zippo lighter ...

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Benjamin Moore Paints

Friday, March 14, 2014

Source: True Value In 1884 Irish immigrants Benjamin and William Moore first started Benjamin Moore Paints in Brooklyn, New York. Since then, the company has expanded to eight labs in New Jersey that produce more than 3,500 paint varieties! The Benjamin Moore Company remains dedicated to manufacturing the top grade paints and finishes in the business. They ...

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Litespeed Bicycles

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Source: BikeRumor Founded in 1986, Litespeed is a U.S bicycle manufacturer that has earned a place in American manufacturing history. During the time period that titanium was thought be unsuitable for making bicycles, Litespeed raised the bar by introducing the world to a modern titanium bike frame that took the bike racing industry by storm. Their ...

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Pyrex, From the Railroad to the Kitchen

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Source: World Kitchen If you enjoy cooking, then you’ve probably heard of Pyrex Glassware, but did you know their products are American made? The shatterproof glass was originally developed by Corning glass scientists for railroad lanterns, so the lantern wouldn’t crack due to the heat inside of the lamp and the cold air blowing past from ...

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Sharpie: Permanently American

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Source: You’ve likely come across one of these markers in your lifetime. It’s probably even a household name to you. Can you guess what American-made product we’re talking about this time? If you haven’t guessed by now, we are talking about the world-renowned Sharpie brand! Launched in the year 1964 by Sanford Ink Company, Sharpie ...

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Warther Cutlery

Warther Cutley: A Cut Above the Rest

Friday, February 14, 2014

via: Warther Cutlery Becoming familiar with his very first pocket knife at age 5, Ernest "Mooney" Warther began whittling away into wood and bone. After lots of use and soon becoming unsatisfied with store-bought knives and their inability to hold a good sharp edge, Mooney began to design and make his own knives. While making ...

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Rosebud Salve

Rosebud Perfume Co.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Source: Rosebud Perfume Co. Pharmacist Dr. Smith ran a small drug store in Woodsboro, Maryland, and was requested by many friends and family to produce a family salve that they could use for minor skin irritations. Faced with this challenge, Dr. Smith made a product named "Balsam of Rosebuds" which later was renamed "Rosebud Salve". As its popularity grew ...

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American Woodcrafts LLC

American Woodcrafts LLC

Monday, February 10, 2014

via: American Woodcrafts LLC Have you ever visited a friend’s house, and were greeted by the most beautiful family name plate? American Woodcrafts, LLC out of Lindon, Utah, crafts signs and personalized clocks with amazing precision, and in a timely fashion. They pride themselves on being able to meet quick product production requirements. American Woodcrafts do ...

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General Electric Since 1892

General Electric: Since 1892

Sunday, February 2, 2014

General Electric appliances has the backing of thousands of hard working, dedicated Americans. From the design board to engineering, to the hand assembly and transportation, GE is proud to have the the passion of America to help. When you purchase a General Electric appliance, you're not just getting one of the most innovative new items on the market, you're ...

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Annin Flagmakers

Annin Flagmakers

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Source: A six-generation family owned business since 1847, Annin Flagmakers excels at crafting our nation’s emblem. They’ve perfected each aspect of the flag, from the dyes to the embroidery, making it truly one of a kind. Annin flags have flow over foreign battlefields, The White House, and the moon itself. Today, technology and decades of ...

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Blue Buffalo

Blue Buffalo Dog & Cat Food

Monday, January 13, 2014

Source: Blue Buffalo Bill and Jackie Bishop, proud owners of an Airedale terrier named Blue, founded Blue Buffalo Company when they were inspired to create a better quality food for Blue, who suffered from health issues. The Bishop’s are committed to making dog and cat food that helps animals with similar health problems maintain a ...

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