25 Famous Products Still Proudly Made in America
Eight out of ten Americans would rather buy U.S.-made products than imported ones, according to a Consumer Reports survey. These iconic brands still make products in America.
Louisville Slugger baseball bats
Bud Hillerich, who was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1866, made the first pro-baseball bat. It was for Pete Browning, whose nickname was the Louisville Slugger The year was 1884, and that was the start of the Louisville Slugger baseball bat, which is still made in Louisville to this day, albeit by Wilson, which acquired Hillerich’s company, Hillerich & Bradsby, in 2015. Enjoy these vintage baseball photos.
Waring, universally known for introducing the first blender in America, is one of today’s leading manufacturers of professional appliances for the food-service and laboratory industries. All of these Waring blenders are still proudly made in the United States. Check out 100 amazing things also made in America.
KitchenAid stand mixers
Since 1941, KitchenAid has been making its iconic stand mixers in its Ohio factory, employing approximately 700 employees.
Rada Cutlery, located in Waverly, Iowa, has been manufacturing cutlery since 1948. “Rada Mfg. Co. is able to continue our ‘Made in the USA’ manufacturing because our committed employees strive each day to ensure efficiency and eliminate waste,” according to the company’s website. “This is done at every stage—manufacturing, packaging, order processing, and shipping.” This seven-piece “starter” set includes a paring knife, vegetable peeler, tomato slicer, super parer, six-inch bread knife, cook’s knife, and slicer knife.
Regal Ware cookware
Regal Ware has been making high-quality stainless-steel, multi-ply, and gravity-cast aluminum cookware for nearly 100 years, right here in the United States, although one of the earliest products made by Regal happens to have been Boy Scouts canteens. As of 1976, more than five million had been produced. Find out how you can keep supporting American-made products.
Lodge cast-iron skillets
Lodge was founded by Joseph Lodge and his wife in 1896 in Tennessee, where it remains to this day. All of Lodge’s seasoned cast-iron and seasoned carbon-steel products are manufactured in the USA and “always will be,” according to Lodge Manufacturing’s website. That includes this 10 1/4–inch preseasoned cast-iron skillet.
A distinctly American brand—Pyrex glassware—is proudly made in the United States and has been used by generations of cooks and bakers from coast to coast. You can own, not one, but four pieces of Americana for under $25 with this set of four Pyrex measuring cups, one of which holds eight cups (and can serve as a mixing bowl). Check out what celebrities say is the the best of America.
Anchor Hocking glassware
For over 100 years, Anchor Hocking has produced quality glassware in the United States, with the majority of its products manufactured in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The company employs more than 1,500 people nationwide. The “Made in the U.S.A.” logo on this five-quart baking dish (and all other Anchor Hocking products) is intended to increase consumer awareness of products manufactured in the United States.
Orville Gibson began making guitars in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 1894, and all Gibson guitars continue to be made in the United States, although now they’re made in Nashville, Tennessee. The approximately 2,500 guitars that Gibson produces each week are made mostly by hand and involve nearly 500 workers. This one is a solid-body electric model made of mahogany. Learn 15 facts about America you were never taught in school.