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Old 05-02-2013, 10:13 AM
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Default Re: Orvis to Acquire the Scientific Anglers and Ross Reels Businesses from 3M

Originally Posted by Diver Dan View Post
I own several Ross Reels and like them. Fantastic drags.

What do you base the last part on? The way things are going, we are going to lucky if anyone makes anything in this country.
US manufacturing is growing. Made in USA is important to consumers, particularly younger people. There was a great article in Time Magazine a couple weeks ago. How ‘Made in the USA’ is Making a Comeback | It talks about how the relative savings of outsourcing is dwindling as wages in China grow, and the strength of the Yen to the dollar increases. 3D printing is a big part of the new American manufacturing.
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