For decades, workforce leaders, labor unions and politicians have bemoaned the loss of American factories and manufacturing jobs to lower-cost overseas markets such as China, Malaysia, Mexico and Brazil. “Buy USA” became and has remained a rally cry for those determined to revive American manufacturing and bring back the 5 million-plus jobs and 91,000 plants that have migrated offshore since 1997, according to the Economic Policy Institute.

In more recent years, some of those same fears around the loss of manufacturing jobs have echoed across the tech sector…Read the rest of the article on Forbes.com.