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Tag: Vantage wind turbines

June
1st

JOBS: Outsourcing is killing manufacturing base

I was reading the morning (5-31) paper, when a strange thing occured to me, In the business section, an article appeared touting the arrival and shipment of windmill blades in Olympia. While this may seem trite, the irony is the blades were made in Brazil and destined for a facility in Vantage. The power generated is to be sent out of state.

It is just a poor indicator of the downfall of this country’s manufacturing capability. While I am all for globalization, I think it should be allowed only if all countries involved are able to compete equally. With the

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