That is great. Following market prices on services. If more USA based manufacturers follow that example, an enormous boom in the sector is sure to follow. I recently needed a part made. I received a quote from a China based manufacturer and a USA one. China had the price at $5 each, USA had it at $20. I could have gone to China, but instead I asked the USA company to adjust prices. The price came down to $12 each. Although almost 3x more, I went with the USA company. That was my plan all along.
But I still think about the $5 price. The USA companies need to get prices down.
I will soon be having some part molded. Glad I found this article. I might start with the featured company as I get bids on the work.
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