Since the last article there have been even more optimistic articles about American manufacturing with titles like:
“Comeback: Why the U.S. Sits at the Brink of a New Boom”- PBS NEWSHOUR
“Made in the USA: Is America Making a Manufacturing Comeback? Huffington Post
“Made in the USA” -TIME MAGAZINE
“U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Begin the Long March Back From China” Business News
The media has jumped on the American Manufacturing story because it is a good story and it projects hope in a poor economy. But one must look deeper into the critical factors that drive manufacturing to see a realistic picture.