The Review: Senator Brown visits pottery business, renews call to ‘buy American’

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The Review: Senator Brown visits pottery business, renews call to ‘buy American’

A chance phone call in the fall of 2011 has allowed a local pottery to not only keep its doors open but to significantly increase production and its work force, and during a stop at American Mug and Stein Tuesday U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown pledged to help the owner continue that upswing.

Renewing his call to “buy American,” Brown met with owner Clyde McClellan, Mayor Jim Swoger and Service-Safety Director Ryan Estell as well as others interested in helping American business compete with foreign trade.

Accompanying the senator were representatives of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Governor’s Office of Appalachia, with PNC Bank officials also present for the tour.

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