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HDTVs: Now Made in America

Discussion in 'High Definition Displays' started by Mark Holtz, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. Davenlr

    Davenlr Geek til I die

    Sep 16, 2006
    I think that was the old Circuit City house brand made overseas. OK, went the their website. They lists several TVs in various catagories, then have a separate catagory for "Assembled in Detroit" with nothing listed, so maybe they are currently Chinese and moving to America for their assembly. Apparently the same company that sells the TV's in WalMart.
  2. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

    Dec 2, 2010
    No!! Macs are made in garages in Silicon Valley! And used in Silicone valley for video editing........:D
  3. Alan Gordon

    Alan Gordon Chancellor

    Jun 7, 2004
    Dawson, Georgia
    My understanding is that though they have an office in America, they are actually a Korean company...

    Not that it matters to me... :rolleyes:

  4. Davenlr

    Davenlr Geek til I die

    Sep 16, 2006
    Its all rather moot, since most all the parts are still going to come from overseas. I dont think there are any flat panel manufacturers in the USA, unless they plan to make their own panels in Detroit too.
  5. caseyf5

    caseyf5 Member

    Mar 21, 2009
    Part of the numbers are american companies sending it to other countries in which it is processed and then shipped back as an import. Our other major exports are oil with other raw materials and military hardware with training.
  6. Jhon69

    Jhon69 Hall Of Fame

    Mar 27, 2006
    Central San...
    My Vizio 55" 240Hz LED/LCD HDTV/w Internet Apps(manufactured the 9th week of 2011,info supplied through my 722k's HDMI Test,Info 2) says on the back"Assembled in Mexico".

    Also on the back label,Vizio,39Tesla,Irvine,CA.92618-USA
  7. Jhon69

    Jhon69 Hall Of Fame

    Mar 27, 2006
    Central San...

    I hope so as I drive a Hyundai Entourage 2007.Great minivan,even greater warranty,60K bumper to bumper,100K powertrain.:D

    Now I have a Vizio HDTV,I'm staying the course.;)
  8. Jhon69

    Jhon69 Hall Of Fame

    Mar 27, 2006
    Central San...

    Being on a fixed income,every dollar counts,sorry.

    Oh they do,and cheaper priced,but so far not cheaper quality,very satisfied.:D
  9. dudester

    dudester Cool Member

    Feb 16, 2012
    I wonder how it can be cheaper? Oh thats right, the USA got rid of slave labor. Until the rest of the world catches up, you'll never be able to compete with slave labor, period!
  10. satcrazy

    satcrazy Icon

    Mar 15, 2011
    I know I read somewhere that supporters want to introduce legislation in Michigan to change that state to a "right to work" state.

    Here in Pa., we lost a lot of jobs to southern "right to work" states, [ that is if they weren't sent overseas ]

    So, if that happens [ I realy doubt it, tho] it'll be cheaper labor in Michigan.

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