Ford, Crayola, Alex and Ani and more companies that make their homes right here in the U.S.A.
Alex and Ani
Alex and Ani opened its first jewelry and accessories store in Newport, R.I., and has headquarters in Cranston, R.I.
William Entenmann, the founder of Entenmann's, was a baker from Stuttgart, Germany who opened his own bakery in Brooklyn in 1898. In 1961 the business expanded into New Jersey and Connecticut and soon after built the largest baking facility in the United States in Bay Shore. According to Entenmann's, Frank Sinatra placed weekly orders for its crumb coffee cake from the Bay Shore bakery.
Ford Motor Company
What's more American than a Ford Pickup truck? Founded by Henry Ford in 1903, the Ford Motor Company is headquartered in Dearborn, Mich., and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Ford created the first moving assembly line for an entire automobile in 1913.
The iconic coloring tool known for sparking imagination and creativity is produced at a factory in Forks Township, Pa.
Since 1884, Louisville Slugger baseball bats have been produced in Louisville, Kentucky, and used by some of the most legendary players in the game: Babe Ruth,Ty Cobb and Lou Gehrig, among others.
This classic children's toy brand is manufactured at a plant in Hatfield, Pa., and made with raw materials from the United States.
One of the only motorcycle companies to survive the Great Depression, Harley-Davidson was founded in Milwaukee, Wis., in 1903.
The American-based energy saving company was founded in 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning, with the manufacturer based in Palo Alto, Calif.
The Wiffle Ball, Inc.
Made in Connecticut, this nostalgic set is loved by beginners of the sport and avid players.
A must-have in any kitchen, KitchenAid mixers are an All-American product made at the company's main plant in Greenville, Ohio.
Wilson began making the official NFL game ball in 1941 in their Ada, Ohio, factory, and the company continues to be a legacy within the game of football to this day.
A household name, Wonder Bread was originally produced by the Taggart Baking Company of Indianapolis in 1921.
A summertime essential, Weber grills have been made in the United States since 1952 with their headquarters located in Palatine, Ill.
Maker of childhood favorites, Little Tikes is based in Hudson, Ohio.
Orville Gibson founded the company in 1902, and its guitars and other instruments have become a beloved brand for music enthusiasts. Gibson products are made in Nashville, Tenn.
The office supply company 3M has been manufacturing its products in Cynthiana, Ky., since 1985.