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Manufacturing in Pennsylvania is Alive & Growing

Manufacturing in Pennsylvania is alive and growing because of old fashion innovation. The virtues that grew the family businesses of yesterday, cooperation and communication have resurfaced to facilitate expansion and enrichment of the technology driven businesses today. There is nothing old fashion about sharing information, sharing solutions and inspiring common success among your neighbors. While global communication has never been easier, talking and sharing with those closest to you has never been more critical. The core purpose of regional manufacturing alliances has always been to help our business leaders create a strong network of local partners.

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Are the 2017 Tax Law Changes Helping Manufacturers?

While creating a significant level of confusion and a high level of positive expectations, the recent tax law changes are slowly playing out in company financials, a little bit like the spring thaw after months of cold winter storms. The goal of the law is to provide...

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Tariffs Designed to Help Can Also Hurt

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Sam Wood from about one of our own. We are pretty sure that American Keg is not alone. Excerpt: The only company in the United States making beer kegs fashioned from American steel is struggling to survive. The...

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The Latest Tariff War Can Hurt Local Manufacturers

Just as in nature, the economy works best when it is in balance.  When the monetary level of exports is roughly equivalent to the financial cost of imports, business on both sides of the transactions are generally satisfied.  However, when one side is able to gain a...

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Manufacturer Spotlight

American Keg Company is a stainless steel keg manufacturer located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA.  Our American craftsmen manufacture the highest quality 1/2 bbl and 1/6 bbl kegs, with pride, for the American Craft Brewer, Cider Maker, and Vintner from domestically sourced 304 stainless steel. American Keg has been crafting 1/2 bbl and 1/6 bbl kegs since early 2015 and continues to be the ONLY steel beer keg manufacturer in the United States of America.

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