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Unity and Nightmare are made in Summit County Colorado.

There's a couple of more brands to add to the list.


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any board produced by mervin Manufactures.
I love Arbor but I don't think they are made here Anyway I learned to ride at Stratton!

Edit: sorry I was trying to respond to someone else.

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Did you really dig up an ancient thread?


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haha I think that was me.
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Did you really dig up an ancient thread?
Yup he did. A two year old thread from the dead...

While not American made, Priors are North American made. Along with Trapper Snowboards (although I saw them in person at a Lake Louise demo day last year and they looked rough, might have just been those boards but it was clear they were handmade)...

I think the original post forgot that some Burton's were still built in VT. My T7 was (I can take a pic of the "Handmade in VT" sticker! lol), and I thought some of the other fancy pants boards were too... Since then it looks like they moved production of some to Austria (according to Wiki) but also if you believe the Wiki article it employes 950 people, 600 of them in the USA.

Honestly though a "buy USA" approach is protectionist anyway. In a global economy it's not always the right thing to be protectionist...
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Yup he did. A two year old thread from the dead...

While not American made, Priors are North American made. Along with Trapper Snowboards (although I saw them in person at a Lake Louise demo day last year and they looked rough, might have just been those boards but it was clear they were handmade)...

I think the original post forgot that some Burton's were still built in VT. My T7 was (I can take a pic of the "Handmade in VT" sticker! lol), and I thought some of the other fancy pants boards were too... Since then it looks like they moved production of some to Austria (according to Wiki) but also if you believe the Wiki article it employes 950 people, 600 of them in the USA.

Honestly though a "buy USA" approach is protectionist anyway. In a global economy it's not always the right thing to be protectionist...
Great point! People complain that Apple for instance outsources the production of the iPhone and other apple products to china. Truth be told we don't want those jobs here in the US. Most of the parts are made in the US assembly is what mainly happens in China.

With that said I still feel some pride in building something that was made completely in the US, especially from smaller companies.
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Great point! People complain that Apple for instance outsources the production of the iPhone and other apple products to china. Truth be told we don't want those jobs here in the US. Most of the parts are made in the US assembly is what mainly happens in China.

With that said I still feel some pride in building something that was made completely in the US, especially from smaller companies.
I agree with Poutanen. Majority of my quiver is NS and Lib-Tech and one of my major regrets about them is that they are American made.
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Domestic Decks: 2010 USA-made Snowboards : Shred White and Blue

this site posts boards every week or so that are made in the USA. By made in the USA, I assume you mean the companies that make their boards exclusively in the US, no overseas production too. For example:


Here are a few brands that spring to mind:

Gnu
Lib Tech
Roxy
Signal
Rome
Never Summer
Smokin'
Donek (Courtesy of JoeR)

Keep addin em!
haha rome isn't made in the us
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haha rome isn't made in the us
Good job for correcting a two-year old post by somebody who is not active on this forum any longer. [/sarcasm]

Oh, and never mind the fact that somebody else already pointed out that Rome boards are not made in the US.
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Good job for correcting a two-year old post by somebody who is not active on this forum any longer. [/sarcasm]

Oh, and never mind the fact that somebody else already pointed out that Rome boards are not made in the US.
Good job for taking time out of your day to respond to a drunk/high person replying to a 2 year old post by an inactive poster. I thought it was pretty funny anyone would think there made in the usa considering how cheap their paint comes off their bindings. So I was just speaking my mind. No go remove that stick from your ass and troll someone else.

p.s. -That person was also wrong. They're not all made in Austria, about 40% are also made in Taiwan, the ones that are made in Austria are made by Elan who also makes Tech Nine boards, which are garbage.

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