Supporting Communities and Growing Jobs
Walmart is making a $250 billion commitment to American manufacturing through 2023, creating new jobs across communities like yours.
To Create the Perfect Dog Bone, an Inventor Found Inspiration at Home
When no dog bone could hold up to the chewing of LeeBob Willingham’s bulldog, he invented a new one that broke the mold. This engineer’s passion for innovative solutions turned a small project into a national business.
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This Chemistry Project Could Recolor Fabric Dyeing
Traditional fabric manufacturing and dyeing relies on a process that creates substantial waste. With the help of a grant from the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund, a team from North Carolina State University developed a more sustainable solution.
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Meet the Fishpeople Keeping Seafood, and Jobs, Local
Delivering seafood that’s caught and processed in the Pacific Northwest is a source of pride for the fishermen aboard the Sunset Charge. From sunrise to sunset this crew gathers by hand, taking only what is needed.
Since 2013, Walmart has been committed to breaking down barriers to creating manufacturing work in the U.S. Using new research from The Boston Consulting Group, we released a policy roadmap to help other retailers create American jobs.Read the Roadmap
At Walmart, we believe in making a difference on the issues our customers and communities care about. We believe we can create more American jobs by supporting more American manufacturing. Jump-starting the manufacturing industry and rebuilding the middle class requires a national effort by companies, industry leaders, lawmakers and others.LEARN MORE
By committing to source more products made, assembled or grown in the U.S., Walmart is supporting the communities we serve in more ways than one.
“Live with impact” is more than just a tagline for this company. With a focus on U.S. manufacturing, they’ve been able to provide jobs to hundreds of Americans.
For this couple in Lima, Ohio, American manufacturing is the family business. As their brand began to grow, they started looking for ways to innovate.
Read our interview with Congressman Robert Aderholt of Alabama’s 4th District, who has helped companies like Exxel Outdoors make more products in the U.S.
When hard economic realities made meaningful work difficult to come by, Willie was glad to find a company he could trust to offer him work.