“Many financial experts and business leaders have noted the effects of an escalating trade war puts economic growth at risk. Companies in Wisconsin have expressed concern about rising prices due to tariffs and the impact it will have on their businesses. Waukesha Metal Products, a manufacturer in Wisconsin, said several of its customers want the company to ship production to Mexico in order to lower material costs. ‘The alternative is that they move the business to another offshore supplier,’ said Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Clark. The company has a plant in Mexico but would like to continue to expand in Wisconsin instead. ‘We are growing in Mexico, and that’s great. But Wisconsin is our home base, and we want to expand and grow here,’ Clark said.”
Read the full article published in The Washington Free Beacon here.