Be American Made

Celebrating American-made products and those that produce them.

Eco Smart Labels

Here’s a great idea: Glowing Labels for fire extinguishers! Eco Smart Labels is a small business run by full-time Indiana high school teacher Lauren Heim. Beyond the glowing labels Eco Smart Labels also offers Culinary Labels that they sell through We love small businesses and like to see them succeed. Eco Smart Labels clearly has a great idea and we know we have a use for these! We are pretty sure you do to. Continue reading


Metrovac manufactures American Made vacuums and blower products from their facility in New Jersey. The company was started in 1939 by Israel Stern thanks to a $50 gift from his father-in-law Hyman Gulker. Mr. Gulker had pawned his prized pocket watch to obtain the $50 for the gift. Thus began the American Dream of Mr. Stern and his wife Pearl. The early years were devoted solely to the distribution and retailing of vacuum cleaners. Continue reading


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Planning a kitchen remodel? Maybe you just want to update the important items? You’ll want American Made appliances, naturally. Sub-Zero has been producing refrigeration appliances in America since 1945 when the company was founded by Westye Bakke. When Westye Bakke began experimenting with refrigeration in the 1930s, he was, in part, searching for a reliable way to store insulin—his young son, Bud, needed it to manage his juvenile diabetes. We love it when a need drives innovation. Continue reading


We know a few legitimate audiophiles who go really deep down the audio rabbit hole. You might know a few as well. They can be described as very ‘discerning’ listeners for sure. We love to listen to great speakers as much as anyone, however, we may not be as in tune as others when it comes to the minute details that make the difference to a true audiophile. Vandersteen clearly knows what those subtle differnces are and how to produce speakers that allow the music to shine through. Continue reading

Newton Broom & Brush Co

Newton Broom & Brush Co was founded on January 10th, 1914 in Newton, IL. It has been producing American Made brooms ever since! They still produce The Original Kitchenette which is made using 100% Broom corn. What is Broom corn? According to Britannica : broomcorn, (Sorghum bicolor), upright variety of sorghum of the family Poaceae, cultivated for its stiff stems. The seeds of broomcorn are borne on the ends of long straight branches. Continue reading

Speed Queen

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A quality washer and dryer for your home can be a large investment. You want something that will last for years and something you can feel good about spending your hard-earned money on. And you want something Made in America. Speed Queen has what you need. We’ve all heard the comment – American quality doesn’t exist anymore. Speed Queen owners, however, know better. For more than 110 years, Speed Queen consumer laundry products have been manufactured in Ripon, Wis. Continue reading

Liberty Safe

The United States is unique as far as countries go. We have rights that many others do not have. One of those rights is supported by the 2nd Amendment. The right to bear arms. We support all of our Constitutional Rights and we think you should as well. If you do this by being a firearms owner, we think you should also do some research on safe storage of these items. Continue reading

Clearwater Stag Works

Many people these days have their ’edc’ setup. This Every Day Carry system may consist of many things. For some it’s simply keys a flashlight and a pocket knife. For others it may be all of those plus a pistol and additional magazines. Whatever your EDC may be, Clearwater Stag Works has solution for you for when you are at home and these items are not physically on you. Take a look at their products and you’ll quickly see they have numerous options. Continue reading


There’s nothing quite like a great pillow to put under your head at the end of the day. It may be the best way to ensure you are getting a great night of sleep. Malpaca produces American Made sleep products made of alpaca fleece. Have you ever felt an Alpaca? They are quite soft and we have to imagine that sleeping on a pillow made of Alpaca fleece has to be incredibly comfortable. Continue reading

HF Coors

What items in your house get used daily? Multiple times per day even? Your plates, bowls ane even drinkware! When we shop for items for the kitchen or dining areas, we know we want quality items that are Made in America. We know they are going to see lots of use and we want them to last for years and years. If you are like us, you should check out HF Coors. Continue reading
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