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Made in America label that's exactly what our next guest did when she decided to manufacture -- -- It's a decorative wall stickers that are for kids' rooms she's making them in the United States instead of make him in China.
Despite the higher caution she says a decision has actually been the key.
Two were company's success -- -- guard is founder and president of wal candy.
Arts congratulations on your product and forget it worked for years to get the patent on this and that was something in itself but why not -- did you ever consider China.
I didn't because -- candy arts is a family product to those in children's rooms family spaces play rooms.
And maintaining the quality was the most important thing to me and the only way I could do that was to be really on top of -- to have the ability to go and look at my product.
In production any time to get someone on the -- in real time.
And to do it domestically.
It must have been appealing to when you think of you know.
Ten dollars twelve dollars an hour comparative wonder two dollars an hour that's that it's a big price differential on labor costs.
You know it was not honestly I feel like.
Quality was most important to me and keeping jobs in America.
And where did you must -- heard stories about equality that concerns you I mean were you.
-- word was it fellow manufacturers have told you know as as appealing as -- sounds with a low wages you may end up regretting -- I never tried to reduce my product in China I was always very clear that -- an American made product I've heard stories but I also.
Know that there are efficiencies to be gained producing a product in China I think if it was something I wanted to do I figured out but it's not.
And and of course a lot of companies that have been producing over China are beginning to bring their production facilities back to the United States.
I think for good reason I think as a parent I mean you know I think this product in my children's -- so.
I think of other parents and I want to know that what I'm doing it's a it's always it's and I think.
What speaks to the polity is in eleven years of having this company I have less than -- 1% failure rate on a product and I think that's American manufacturing.
-- probably would've happened if you manufacture overseas Allison crone guard Walt candy is a company thank you for coming and for.
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