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#USWMade: Interior Crafts Furniture

Local 9777 (Interior Crafts) out of Chicago, Illinois, is one of the last unionized furniture manufacturers left in the states. Over 70 of our brothers and sisters make some of the finest furniture sold today. Using old school craftsmanship skills they’ve learned on the job, they produce

#USWMade at Owens-Illinois

With one little glance of the eye, slide of a finger, amongst hundreds and hundreds of glass bottles, our brothers and sisters at Owens-Illinois can spot or feel the slightest imperfection, that’s craftsmanship!

#USWMade: Flipping for Fiestaware

Flippers. That’s what you call people who religiously turn over plates and other ware to look for a stamp from Homer Laughlin, founded in 1871. The logo represents over 100 years of craftsmanship, artistry and pride. From fine china to colorful Fiestaware, this ware is proudly made by the 600 members of USW Local 419M in Newell, W. Va. So the next time you’re having a meal, flip to see if it’s #USWMade! #PlateFlippers

Goodyear: #USWMade NASCAR Tires

Inside every Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series tire is a name — the name of a Steelworker from Local Union 2L in Akron, Ohio. For 69 years, 255 of our brothers and sisters have made these Goodyear tires by hand, ensuring every tire shipped out of the plant is not just a quality product, but one that will keep NASCAR drivers safe during races as they hit speeds exceeding 200 miles per hour. Click here to read more about the hands-on craftsmanship and why “quality and safety over quantity” is so important. #USWMade

The Art of Craftsmanship

Our brothers and sisters at ‪#‎USW‬ Local Union 6346 at Wendell August Forge in Grove City, PA, have created a limited edition Women of Steel plate that is from beginning to end, entirely hand-crafted, numbered and union stamped by USW members using union-made materials from Alcoa. The decorative plate reads: “Women of Steel – May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.” For a limited time, this plate can be purchased for $55.00: http://bit.ly/1ALRx3y ‪#‎USWWorks‬