San Diego manufacturing! - San Diego, California Talk Radio Station - AM 760 KFMB

San Diego manufacturing!

Posted: Updated:
  • Related StoriesMore>>

  • Slater Crusader Podcasts

    Slater Crusader Podcasts

    Can't tune in to 760 KFMB while The Mike Slater Show is on the air? No Problem! Just subscribe to the Mike Slater Show podcast and you can listen whenever you like!More >>
    Can't tune in to 760 KFMB while The Mike Slater Show is on the air? No Problem! Just subscribe to the SlaterCrusader podcast and you can listen whenever you like!More >>

People tend to believe that the stuff on the shelves of Wal-Mart is everything that is manufactured. And because all of the stuff at Wal-Mart is made in China, it's easy to conclude that everything is made in China, and nothing is made in America anymore.

You hear it all the time.

But that doesn't make it true. America has more world manufacturing output share than Brazil, Russia, India and China combined.

How about this fact of the day (from the great Mark Perry), the combined sales revenue from the top 500 American manufacturing companies is greater than the GDP of the entire country of Japan - the world's 3rd largest economy. That's just 500 American companies.

And the sales revenue from the top 10 manufacturing industries (petroleum, computers, aerospace, machinery, etc.) is greater than the GDP of Germany.

This morning, we talked with a local manufacturing company that manufactures scopes for the military to prevent friendly fire and subway fare collector machines. Random, right?

Cubic Corp. started in San Diego in 1951. They now have 8,500 employees worldwide. Not only are they still headquartered in San Diego, but their 96 year old founder still runs the show. We talked with the VP this morning:

http://media.worldnow.com/kfmbam/podcast/the_mike_slater_show_6433.mp3

  • Mike SlaterMore>>

  • Liberty Tree - Get the FREE APP!

    Liberty Tree - Get the FREE APP!

    AM 760 KFMB radio show host Mike Slater and Crowd Hub Apps team up to introduce a new strategic communal mobile app platform which connects patriots across the country.More >>
    AM 760 KFMB radio show host Mike Slater and Crowd Hub Apps team up to introduce a new strategic communal mobile app platform which connects patriots across the country. Users can accept weekly challenges, fellowship in online groups, and learn from our nation's most influential leaders.More >>
  • Freedom Station - A Home for Heroes!

    Freedom Station - A Home for Heroes!

    Freedom Station will be the leader in providing temporary lodging facilities, as well as educational and career guidance to our Nation's injured and disabled military heroes.More >>
    Freedom Station will be the leader in providing temporary lodging facilities, as well as educational and career guidance to our Nation's injured and disabled military heroes.More >>
  • Pedal the Cause

    Pedal the Cause

    San Diegans & Team KFMB Pedal the Cause. One Weekend. One Shared Goal. A World Without Cancer. Donate Now.More >>
    San Diegans & Team KFMB Pedal the Cause. One Weekend. One Shared Goal. A World Without Cancer. Donate Now.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.