Strengthen Your Economy and Preserve Your Environment–Buy American.

Unfair competition from foreign producers threatens the future of American manufacturers and workers, while at the same time destroying our environment. Reports show that "Buying American" helps to strengthen the economy, creates new jobs and promotes responsible, environmental practices. Read a more thorough investigation about the benefits of "Buying American" below.

  • Buying American: Supporting the American economy, American jobs, and American families while protecting the world’s environment.

    Buying American, Supporting the Economy

    This report describes how unfair competition from foreign producers threatens the future of American manufacturers and workers, while at the same time destroying our environment. Our tax dollars should be used to “Buy American” manufactured goods for taxpayer-financed projects, thus creating and preserving millions of high-paying jobs, slowing the migration of jobs and investment to other countries and protecting our environment for future generations.

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  • Buy American, Buy McWane.

    Buy American, Buy McWane

    McWane is the leader of the waterworks manufacturing industry, setting standards nationwide for sustainable manufacturing processes that protect American jobs, the environment and the health and safety of its team members. This report describes some of McWane’s efforts.

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  • China Environmental Report

    Made in China: The Threat to our Environment

    This report details the devastating impact on the environment resulting from the migration of manufacturing jobs and operations overseas. Chinese iron foundries and steelmills generate significantly greater pollution for each ton of castings shipped than a foundry in the United States, and pose an immediate threat to the environment here in the United States.

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  • BA Findings

    Americans Overwhelmingly Support Buying American

    A recent and extensive bipartisan survey, sponsored by the Alliance for American Manufacturing, demonstrates that more than 90% of American voters support "Buy American" policies and rank jobs as their top priority for Washington (Even Over The Deficit). This report outlines the details of those survey results.

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  • Buy American Works

    Buy America Works

    “Buy America” is a proven job creation tool that is broadly supported by Congress, the American people and hundreds of local governments throughout the United States. “Buy America” provisions should continue to be utilized in infrastructure and other spending bills so that our manufacturing base can thrive and so that more Americans can earn a paycheck and contribute to the overall welfare of the nation. This report contains numerous stories describing the success of “Buy America” requirements in both saving or creating manufacturing jobs and capacity in the midst of a severe economic downturn.

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