Made Somewhere Else: The Last American Silverware Factory Has Closed Up…

Flatware manufacturing had been part of American industry since Colonial times. Now, unable to compete with Chinese manufacturers, the very last American maker of forks, spoons and knives shut down their factory eight months ago, taking away 80 jobs from the small N.Y. town of Sherrill. » 2/15/11 12:40am 2/15/11 12:40am