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Inside an Annin American Flag Manufacturing Plant
Sales of American flag in the US are back down to pre-9/11 levels. A saturated market, compounded by unease over the war in Iraq and a diminished sentiment of national pride under the Bush presidency, has meant fewer new purchases.
Manufacturers, such as Annin & Co. - the largest and oldest producer in the country according to them - have had to downsize and adjust production.
Figures are difficult to come by in an industry composed of private companies. However,...more »