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What Is The Alliance for American Manufacturing? The Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) was founded in 2007 by leading domestic manufacturers and the United Steelworkers, North America’s largest industrial union. They have one simple mission: strengthen American manufacturing through smart public policies! They are dedicated to highlighting the importance of supporting "American Made" products and why we should "Keep it Made in America!" This organization also conducts research to reveal how American's feel about products made in America. Some highlights from their research includes: 95% of Americans have a favorable view of U.S. made products.  80% of American voters support Buy America policies...

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National Veterans and Military Families Month November is National Veterans and Military Families Month! This month is all about honoring and expressing appreciation for the brave men and women and their families. To celebrate National Veterans and Military Families Month, GO-KOT® will be donating 10% of our proceeds to two important causes that are close to our hearts: Three Hots and a Cot and Warrior 180° Foundation. Three Hots and a Cot Homeless veterans can be found on the streets of every major city and every state in our nation. The Homeless population in Birmingham, which is where Three Hots and...

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American Made Next time you are out shopping or browsing an online store, take a look at the tag or products details. You will notice that most say “Made in China” or maybe Taiwan, Mexico or even India. Though it is still rare, you might notice more and more products are saying “Made in America” again.   It does take a little more effort, but searching for that "Made in America" label has so many benefits! Listed below are just a few outlined by the Made in America Movement: Buying products made in the USA allows you to support not only American manufacturers...

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National Park Week Every April, during the presidentially-proclaimed National Park Week, The National Park Service teams up with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks. Together they celebrate America's treasures! This year National Park Week is from April 20-28 and it is all about exploring Earth's amazing places and discovering stories of history and culture! The National Park Service and The National Park Foundation encourage you to help out and find your park!  The Daily Schedule  We celebrated Earth Day yesterday, and now here is the schedule for the rest of the week! There is so much to learn and so many activities to participate...

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The Importance of Sustainable Products  In today’s society, a majority of companies and consumers are stuck in the “produce-use-dispose” cycle. This unsustainable consumption is putting a huge strain on resources and is severely impacting the environment. Not only that, but it puts consumers in a position of constant over-spending. Consumers are not only buying more products today than in the past, but they are also replacing them at a faster rate. Whether it’s the desire for new and innovative products, a frequent change in preferences, or failing products, it is clear that this is a cycle that needs to be...

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