China -The Manufacturing Giant

A salesman called me the other day offering assistance in getting our manufacturing outsourced to China. “It’s the wave of the future, if you don’t get on the boat you will be left behind and your business will fail.” This was his quote. Everyone from other manufacturers, to magazine articles, and even motivational speakers at conventions have told me this. Get on the boat, or fail. The only way we can remain competitive is to not only get our components from China, but to get our entire product line manufactured in China.

Krueger Sentry Gauge has taken a hard stand on this topic. Our plant is in Green Bay Wisonsin and we manufacture our product right here at home. Any component that we can produce ourselves at competitive prices is done so right here in our facilities. All components for our products that we can’t produce ourselves we have produced by other United States Manufacturer’s. I see no reason to change this. We get quality parts at fair prices from our US manufacturers.

In other words, our liquid level gauges and all of the components on our gauges are Made in the USA and will continue to be made in the USA. We have been in business for over 65 years, we have sold over 3 million gauges, our business continues to grow, and our business has stayed strong and competive despite not getting on the so called “boat”.

I am not a golden aged 75 year old man with a grudge. I am not taking a stand and trying to do what I think is best for this country. I am a 33 year old future business leader doing what I believe is best for this company and its products.

Lee Geurts

https://www.ksentry.com

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