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U.S.A. Seeking To Buck The Trends Of Global Trade By Manufacturing At Home

Six dollars. That’s how much more an American consumer would have to pay for the typical T-shirt made in the U.S. rather than in a potentially unsafe factory in a poor, faraway country.

So reckons Eric Henry, chief executive officer of a North Carolina-based apparel manufacturer called TS Designs, which markets its T-shirts as both environmentally sustainable and ethically produced -- two virtues sprung from the fact that it cannot compete on price while remaining in the U.S.

“We decided to stay here, and it has been a difficult path,” said Henry.

Henry has been in the apparel business for three decades, enough to see nearly all of his competitors disband... Click HERE to read more

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