Tag Archives: Sheboygan Wisconsin

He’s onto something!


I came across an interesting article written by a young business person making clothing in L.A.  Nicholas Ventura has founded the apparel firm Youth Movement in L.A. and has discovered that having members of our extended American family living in … Continue reading

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Four stalwarts of American manufacturing


There are certain products that are quintessentially American. Wigwam socks. Hart Schaffner Marx suits. Allen Edmonds shoes. Subzero Refrierators. Beginning on September 11th, I will be visiting each of these iconic American manufacturing firms in preparation for including them in my … Continue reading

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On the road again!


I haven’t been talking about the book much lately, but I am still working on getting it finished.  The lion’s share of the book discusses great products made by American firms and the stories of the members of our extended … Continue reading

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Putting your best foot forward


One of the first companies I contacted when I began to write my book, Simply American, Putting Our Extended American Family Back to Work, was Wigwam Mills.  Wigwam is the premier manufacturer of socks in the U.S.; their plant in Sheboygan, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s other champion


The Green Bay Packers are the reigning champions of the NFL and cruising (8-0) through this season.  The Packers first began playing professional football in 1919.  Green Bay is the last of the “small market” cities that still has an … Continue reading

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