If you're working for a U.S. plastics company and you're looking for a retail outlet for one of your made-in-America products, check out American Aisle, a new retailer in Round Lake Beach, Ill. The Lake County Journals Web site has a feature about the store today. The store sells only products that are 100 percent U.S.-made. "We actually sent some products back because we found they were only partially made here," store owner Nitai Pandya told the reporter. It currently has more than 1,000 products from about 25 manufacturers, but they'd like to have four times as many products. Plastic products include housewares and hygiene items (toothbrushes, etc.), some of them made with recycled plastic. The owners, Pandya and Bogumila Kenig-Bujnarowski, are both immigrants -- Pandya came from India five years ago, Kenig-Bujnarowski from Poland 15 years ago. Isn't it interesting how immigrants can be the greatest boosters for America?
Store sells only US-made products
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