Calls Grow Louder for U.S. Industrial Rebirth
13 Apr 2020
The pandemic is lending greater urgency to efforts aimed at reviving the flagging U.S. industrial base in response to global supply chain disruptions.
Government initiatives aimed at reviving U.S. manufacturing were already underway when the coronavirus effectively knocked out distribution channels linking Chinese manufacturers and U.S. consumers. For example, the Defense Department’s Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment Office has aggressively sought to secure the electronics supply chain for critical infrastructure.