American Made Dorm & Home Experiences Rapid Growth In 2013; "Made in USA" Seen As Major Factor in Dorm, Home, and Baby Bedding Sales

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American Made Dorm & Home announced their production of USA made dorm, home and baby bedding has experienced rapid growth in 2013. As a result, the plants where they manufacture dorm, home, and baby bedding have been hiring new employees.

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"One of our original goals when forming the company,” stated Caroline Eager, Founder, “was supporting job creation in the textile industry”.

“One of our original goals when forming the company,” stated Caroline Eager, Founder, “was supporting job creation in the textile industry”. American Made Dorm & Home believes consumers are waking up to the importance of USA-made textiles. “Our country has strict environmental standards that most other manufacturing countries don’t follow. As a result, when you buy made in USA, you know it has passed rigorous standards.” The quality of the products is also a significant factor.

Partner Carol Ann Anderson said, “We oversee the manufacturing process from start to finish, controlling the quality of our products.” American Made Dorm & Home selects USA-made fabrics and then manufactures comforters, pillows, curtains, sheets and other bedding accessories for both dorm and home. Their plants are located in the Carolinas, and each has a different specialty. Both Caroline Eager and Carol Ann Anderson spend a great deal of their time searching for new sources of made in USA fabrics. Attending High Point’s Showtime in June, they found a surprisingly high number of sources for USA made fabrics.

American Made Dorm & Home was formed after the founder couldn’t find quality dorm bedding and accessories for her college-bound son. At the same time, there was heightened press on the importance of buying made in USA goods. ABC Evening News anchor Diane Sawyer ran a series on “Made in USA” throughout 2011, influencing the company's mission. In late 2011, American Made Dorm was founded to provide a means for college students to buy high quality, American made dorm bedding. Recently, American Made Dorm & Home was featured on Louisville, Kentucky’s WHAS 11, an ABC affiliate, highlighting its “made in USA” dorm bedding.

American Made Dorm & Home is a SWaM-certified, women owned business that has also been certified by Made in US-Certified. The company manufactures baby bedding under the trademark "Liz and Roo". The company is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

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