Value Chain

Published on 12/31/2015 12:43 PM and last updated on 06/16/2020 15:10 PM

Where can I find helpful Value Chain resources?  

We've collated a list of Value Chain resources that we think you will find useful when considering your Made in USA Initiative.

Find U.S. Manufacturers

Search 500,000 companies with U.S. manufacturing capabilities on the FREE Corporate Edition. This resource launched on August 3rd 2015 exclusively for Walmart Suppliers and those registered on JUMP. Corporate Edition includes:

  • Powerful team collaboration tools; time-saving RFI functionality;
  • Access to diverse and quality certified supplier databases;
  • And much more...

ThomasNet gives you options to add your current suppliers to the database and will even personally follow up on your RFIs via phone to ensure every company received and reviewed your request.

It's all 100% free. Register for your account now by  clicking here.


Factory Sourcing Made Easy


Access over 4,000 American factories that will assist in refining your concept and thinking skills through the components involved in the Making Process.

The software subscription varies in price depending on a basic or professional package, but for the additional price of the professional package you receive dedicated sourcing support.  

Makers Row keeps all of your files in one place through their cloud-based solution, which allows you to keep your network of factories informed and updated.

The site has a really useful free blog which is information and engaging and includes information for start-ups, designers, factories and much more. Go to to learn more. 

Strengthen your Supply Chain 

Search 10 million company profiles to build a list of all potential suppliers. Panjiva can help your business save time by focusing research on the best candidates.

Panjiva does this by:
o     helping buyers qualify a list of suppliers
o     keeping track of competitors and current supply chain
o     tracking global trade trends
o     accessing shipment data for detailed analysis

This international trade intelligence database is available through a tiered monthly subscription. Visit to learn more.  

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