Traditionally, American manufacturing jobs have been the stable source of income that have been the driving force of the U.S. economy for decades. In the past 30 years U.S. manufacturing employment has decreased nearly 70%, and this loss of employment has had a devastating effect to communities across the country. Although American manufacturing may never be what it once was, small businesses, like Bone Mountain Motor Gear®, play an increasingly important role in the rebirth of U.S. manufacturing, and now small businesses account for almost half of America’s manufacturing.
There are many real benefits to buying USA made products. Not only do you know that your products are made with high-quality materials, American manufacturers are also held to higher environmental and human rights standards. There are also financial benefits. A recent study by Moddy’s Economy.com states if every American spent an extra $3.33 on U.S. made goods, it would create nearly 10,000 new American jobs. Additionally, according to the Manufacturing Institute, for every $1.00 spent in manufacturing, another $1.37 is added to the economy, the highest multiplier effect of any economic sector. Unlike any other job sector, for every American manufacturing job, an additional 5-8 jobs are created. Manufacturing employes people.
We’re especially proud to support manufacturing in our home state, Missouri. Manufacturers in Missouri account for 13 percent of the total output in the state, employing 258,400 people with an average annual compensation of $65,624. To us, that’s good business.
As James and I have travelled the country over the years, fellow riders thank us for making our products in this country. Now that our product line has grown to fit backrest pads for touring brands such a Kuryakyn, Mustang, Indian, H-D, Bakup, and Cobra, we are proud to continue to increase our capacity in Missouri and utilize the American worker.
Bone Mountain Motor Gear® is dedicated to enhancing the safety, comfort and convenience of motorcycle and motorsport riders by providing thoughtfully-designed products that are made of quality, lasting materials and manufactured in the USA.
We promise to continue developing the products that riders and passengers need on the road. Your support for Bone Mountain™ motorcycle products means support for manufacturing jobs and the development of skilled workmanship in the USA.
Remember to look for our signature crossbones icon. That’s our seal and our promise that Bone Mountain Motor Gear® creates and manufactures innovative products for motorcycles that are 100% American-made.
Enjoy the ride!