Trump’s Carrier deal aside, here’s why most US factory jobs aren’t coming back

Trump's Carrier deal aside, here's why most US factory jobs aren't coming back

Drew Greenblatt, owner of Baltimore-based Marlin Steel, is already seeing a revival of U.S. manufacturing — even before President-elect Donald Trump takes office next month.

His company, which makes steel wire baskets, saw an influx of new orders the day after the election that was big enough for him to hire four new workers.

Four new jobs is a start toward Trump’s goal of rebuilding the U.S. manufacturing base. But no matter what policies he puts in place, or deals he strikes, it’s unlikely factories will create enough new jobs to replace the millions that have been lost to offshoring and […]

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