Check out CHAMP filters. We use them where I work. They are based in Albion Illinois. All of their spin on style filters are USA made, well put of the 10-15 that we stock are. Their cartridge style filters are hit or miss some are from china and some are from the USA.
Your entitled to oxygen. Everything else is earned.
I really doubt that losing a job packing some sort of fiber in a can matters much to the US GDP. Seems to me we should encourage low value manufacturing be done where labor is cheap to begin with. Much better to have China and Chinese make a small amount of money so they are in a position to buy high value items made by Americans in the US.
Fram is New Zeland owned and has been since 2011. Fram also owns Autolite. Anyone use those plugs ????
It's economically better for everyone involved to make products where capital can be allocated most efficiently.
Would you rather fight China economically or militarily ?
That sounds good I guess, but the Chinese don't make a good hourly wage. It's hard to trade with people when it takes them a year to save up for a bicycle, hence the trade deficit. We already lost TV's, computers, a lot of appliances and the like, so why not want to keep anything we can here.
Disclaimer: I am currently drunk, yet still confident that this makes sense.
Fram filters have always sucked from day one. Back in the days when I worked at my dad's garage, he wouldn't let one through the door. They have always been total garbage. Cut one open, then cut open a Wix ...... compare.
Feel like a yard light in a area full of idiot moths! LOL They flip/flop more then a fresh caught carp!!
Never was looking for cheap I was looking for quality at a fair price a tough concept for the drama queens it appears. Carry on.
Yep Jerry. Quality at a fair price is always the goal. You may not remember the aftermath of WW 2 when anything stamped made in JAPAN was considered junk. Look at the auto market today. You couldn't give me an American made car unless it's a Toyota made in the US. Better yet one made in Japan. Work ethic and technology are both light years ahead of the US.
Quality at a fair price
Mean As Nails
Re: Fram Filters made in China now!
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