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October 2021

Annual Made in USA Special Issue

Made In USA May Be More Important Than Ever

Newly printed 'The She Collection' books sit in displays at Gently Spoken's Minnesota warehouse, ready to shipNewly printed "The She Collection" books sit in displays at Gently Spoken's Minnesota warehouse.

Since 2007, each October, this newsletter has featured made-in-USA wholesalers. This year, it may be more important than ever for retailers in the USA to support domestic manufacturers, what with international shipping costs skyrocketing, as we saw in our last newsletter. Once again we focus on USA-made products.

We begin in the midwest of the country, in Oak Grove, Minnesota, where Gently Spoken prints its "Eat Your Peas" Collection of inspirational books. The company also has a "Sweet Sayings" Notepad Collection. Empowering and inspiring, the new "She Collection" has been a retail sensation. Pair with jewelry, lotions, candles and more to add sentiment to any gift. The She Collection will jazz up a Christmas stocking or Secret Santa gift. Each booklet features 12 tear-out affirmations to spread encouragement all around. New 2021 designs just launched are only $2.50 each and Quick Ship Complete.

A Tangico worker inspects newly engraved products. Inset: close up of wine stoppers in engraverA Tangico worker inspects newly engraved products. Inset: close up of wine stoppers in engraver.

Next, going East near the Canadian border, Tangico makes its products in its facility in Pontiac, Michigan. The company specializes in Michigan-themed engraved products such as wine stoppers, coasters, wood stickers, ornaments, magnets, bottle openers, cutting boards, wall décor, signs and much more. Tangico offers individualized engraving of custom designs and wording.

Continuing East to Pennsylvania, Channel Craft has been manufacturing Authentic American Toys, Games, Puzzles & Edu-Tainment Designs that are "Quality Crafted" here in the USA for over 38 years. These traditional American Pastimes are produced by skilled craftsmen and women to ensure aesthetic beauty, durability and great play value. Channel Craft has become the preeminent purveyor of historically significant Toys, Games and Puzzles to complement museums, parks and attractions. The company has a broad selection of educational and entertaining Nautical, Historical, Nature and Science related products – it's what they call "Edu-Tainment."

A worker enters settings into a machine which makes wooden train whistles at Channel Craft's Pennsylvania plantA worker enters settings into a machine which makes wooden train whistles at Channel Craft's Pennsylvania plant.

Now we head South to just outside Atlanta, Georgia. Evolve Botanica is bringing Modern Skincare with Herbal Roots. "Skincare With a Twist" is the company's tagline. Combining the highest-quality ingredients with ethical production and its ongoing local ingredient sourcing choices, EvolveBotanica leads the industry by example toward sustainable skincare. Products include Bath Bombs, Bath & Shower, Lip Balm, Soaps and Skin Care. "We want our customers to learn about not just our products," the company says, "but our ingredients and our local community partners, and what makes them different from the big brand names."

EvolveBotanica prides itself on locally sourced ingredients like these in their soaps. EvolveBotanica products are 100% cruelty freeEvolveBotanica prides itself on locally sourced ingredients like these in their soaps. EvolveBotanica products are 100% cruelty free.

Sarasota, Florida, based Freeheart features insulated drinkware in thousands of designs. The company recently unveiled licened designs of Joel Sartore Photography, best known for creating the PhotoArk and documenting images of over 11,683 endangered species in zoos and in the wild around the world. Freeheart collections include Area Codes, Astrology, Camo Colors, City Scapes, Collegiate, Faith, Floral and many, many more, plus licensed art from a number of artists. Tumblers come in 16-oz, 18-oz and 24-oz and lids are available.

Freeheart drinkware is made in Florida. Here an employee welds the inner insulation to the outer cup.Freeheart drinkware is made in Florida. Here an employee welds the insulation to the outer cup.

These are just highlights of those we could have mentioned. Though some tend to think nothing is made in USA anymore, that is not the case, as these examples show. You can see more made-in-USA vendors at, one of OmegaNet's portals.

Finally, below is a list of OmegaNet Inc./CAMEO EZ© vendors besides those above who are all or partially Made in USA. You will find more information at GiftsWholesale.Com or Some vendors may use components that are not Made in USA but designed and assembled in this country. Further in "Featured Vendors" you will find Made-In-USA vendors indicated by the red, white and blue backgrounds.

  • Ala Carte Alice
  • Betsy Drake Interiors
  • Billy Joe Homewares
  • Blair Cedar
  • Christ Visions
  • Christina's Clean Creations
  • Cinda B Enterprises
  • Crown Mulling Spices
  • Doles Orchard Box Shop
  • Decorum
  • The Dish
  • ER Sales
  • Ergo Candles Inc.
  • Gina B Designs
  • Gracefully Designs
  • Grandparent Gift Co. Inc.
  • Hilson Gallery
  • Holiday Fried Pecans
  • Hot Ruby
  • HuggyBox
  • Imagine Designs
  • JTP Wholesale
  • Kiss Me In The Garden
  • KraftWorks
  • Lynn's Lavender
  • Maha CBD
  • Kai Pua
  • MikWright
  • Next Innovations
  • Northridge Gardens
  • Oatmeal Studios
  • ORL Cares
  • Pat Pearlman Designs
  • Pocket Plus
  • Prissy Plates
  • The Professionals
  • Pure Factory Naturals
  • Pure Mana
  • Richard E. Bishop Ltd.
  • Sassafras Hawaii
  • Sassy's
  • Sincere Surroundings
  • Smile Drinkware
  • Smith Amish
  • Snazzy & Company
  • SOi Essentials
  • Spiker
  • Star Home
  • Stephanie Dawn
  • Studio B
  • Sun Day Greetings
  • Whispers (Under Stellas Umbrella)
  • Unpossible Cuts
  • Vintage Girl Designs
  • Whimsy Me
  • Wild Hare Designs

Quick Industry News

VENDOR NEWS: Made-in-USA Spotlight

The size of Sincere Surroundings' new factory space is evident from this high vantage pointThe size of Sincere Surroundings' new factory space is evident from this high vantage point.

Iowa Manufacturer Expands to Support Growing Demand

Rock Rapids, Iowa wholesaler Sincere Surroundings has added 14,000 square feet to their existing building; nearly doubling the production facility. This addition was prompted by 5 consecutive years of aggressive growth. State-of-the-art automated equipment custom built just for their needs occupies the majority of the new space along with ten new employees and an additional eight more to join soon.

Another view of Sincere Surroundings 14,000-square-foot addition to their Iowa plantAnother view of Sincere Surroundings 14,000-square-foot addition to their Iowa plant.

"The expansion was necessary to accommodate the demand for our products," Brad Leuthold, Co-Founder shared. "We simply could not keep up in our previous space. We've seen a 30% increase in productivity during the first week of our launch and we anticipate this will increase as we fine-tune our processes."

The company specializes in inspirational and humorous signs and wall art. Sincere Surroundings' customer base is very diverse, ranging from gift stores, floral shops, subscription box retailers, upscale boutiques, all the way to destination locations like Sea World. Currently, Sincere Surroundings supports over 5000 retailers and continues to grow daily.


EZ Ribbon indicates a CAMEO EZ© web site.

Ala Carte Alice's mission is simple: to provide the best products and service to their customers and use the freshest ingredients that they can find. Alice Wooten takes great pride in her company, their commitment to customer service and in the products they sell. Ala Carte Alice’s products include savory sauces, red dog rubs, glazes, relishes and jams. Black and Blue Bacon, Creme Brulee and Sante Fe are just some of the yummy cheese balls Alice offers. In addition, there are mouth watering desserts, party dips and awesome entrees. You have go to try Ala Carte Alice for an excellent cullinary experience!
Badash Crystal, which is proud to offer some of the world's finest mouth blown lead free crystal. The company's factories are renowned for their standards of quality, which can be determined by the weight, and clarity of the crystal. Clear lead free uncut crystal has; over the years become our most popular category and a Badash specialty. is the online store for beautiful hand-made glass ornaments and collectables.

Christinas Clean Creations features organic all-natural cleaning products for everyday life. All cleaning supplies are always kid and pet-friendly.

Clark & Vici Francoies are the Founders of Christ Visions Inc. With Kona Art Studio, they believe in "Moving Heart's Through Art~Painting One Vision At A Time". Kona Art Studio in Kailua-Kona HI & "River Valley Art Studio" in Bullhead City AZ. offers stores, Fine Oil Paintings, Prints. Mugs, Totes & Much More. All Inspired by God & the beauty of nature!

cinda b® was created by Atlanta designer Cinda Boomershine. Cinda's love for color and a passion for design, inspired her to launch her own back and accessory line. cinda b® tastefully blends solid colors with modern prints. Poly/nylon fabrics make cindab bags uniquely lightweight yet durable, water and stain resistant, and machine washable.

Based in Maine, Doles Orchard specializes in Custom Woodworking and Laser Engraving Services. The company is dedicated to high quality craftsmanship, timely delivery and customer service. Products include advent calendars, children's creative play, gift boxes, ornaments and more.

Drew DeRose's lines run from tabletop to decorative figurines and include candle holders, cannisters and cookie jars. All products are colorful and original. The company has a creative staff that designs merchandise for Drew DeRose Designs.

Evolve Botanica combines modern skincare with herbal roots. The company features Bath Bombs, Bath & Shower, Lip Balm, Soaps, and more.
Fancy That Gift & Decor, Inc. celebrated its 18th anniversary in August, 2019. Owners, Steve and Carmen Mendelson, have used their experience in gift and home decor to build a company that takes pride in providing quality Coastal Decor products and service with the highest levels of integrity always at the forefront.

Since 1993, the goal of First & Main has been to create imaginative, sumptuously soft plush characters with the versatility and value endorsed by our retail partners. Attention to detail in the facial expressions, special features,and textured materials has been our trademark.

Founded in 2011, Freeheart is based in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida. Freeheart is committed to delivering the absolute best quality and innovation on the market. Freeheart thermal insulated drinkware is Made in the USA and keeps drinks cold & hot, has reduced sweating, and is dishwasher safe.

Gina B. Designs is an award-winning greeting card, gift and stationery products company featuring exceptional art and design. With an array of styles, variety of products and outstanding customer service, Gina B. Designs has "something for everyone."  All products are proudly made in the U.S.A.

Global Quest provides quality unique patent and TM registered stainless steel product brands for your home, kitchen, and dining. Including stainless steel wine glasses, mechanical beer bottle openers, beer insulators, vintage metal ice trays, wine cooler buckets, and crown cake toppers.

Valerie Bailey (Val Bailey Designs) designs creative and colorful Bible tabs to enhance Bible journaling. These colorful Bible tabs make it easy to locate the books of the Bible so you can spend more time reading and journaling and less time searching!
Miko is recognized as on of the world's leading manufacturers of sentimental gifts. Whether it is for Mom, Sister, A Loved One, Your Aunt, Your Guardian Angel or whomever, there tasteful gifts send beautiful messages to beautiful people. Economically priced with great retail appeal they are just the thing for special occassions or just to say I'm thinking of you.
Hilson Gallery, based in Spokane, WA, features the colorful art of Sandra Hilson on a variety of products, such as large and small handbags, and tote bags.
Holiday Fried Pecans' rise in popularity can be attributed to its first treat a salty, sweet 100% certified Louisiana fried pecan that is guaranteed to satisfy the most demanding of cravings. These great tasting pecans that have less fat & calories than raw pecans are a perfect addition to any store. Lightly sweet, Lightly salty and great on Salads, Sweet Potatoes, Ice Cream, Cheese Cake or as a snack. Holiday Fried Pecans...a curious and delicious flashed-fried Louisiana Pecan that's great for corporate gifts givers, retail locations, cooking, baking or solo-snacking!
Hot Ruby is the perfect addition to your mug on a cozy evening. Unlike typical cider, Hot Ruby's family recipe marries cranberry and citrus juices with an exquisite blend of spices. Add your favorite spirits for a special treat! Hot Ruby is certain you will find comfort in every heated or iced cup of Hot Ruby, time and time again.
Huggy Box is a great alternative when greeting cards just don't say enough. Sending virtual hugs allows everyone to stay connected. Huggy Box is a Proud Partner of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. A portion of each HuggyBox sold goes to the foundation to find families for children in foster care.
Innovative Technology Products Corp. is a 2017 start-up enterprise of engineers and scientists, who have committed themselves to utilize their creativity, design and other capacities to develop and /or redefine versatile reusable household helpers and other everyday consumer products. Innovative's motto “AVOID PLASTIC – USE SILICONE” is a first step. It is the company's contribution to protect open ocean waters from plastics pollution. Adopting and supporting it means buying reusable silicone products rather than conventional one-way plastic products; thus, you contribute to and also become part of our community and campaign to “SAVE OUR PLANET”.
Jillson & Roberts was founded with the idea of providing premium quality fashion-oriented gift wrap and accessories, along with superior service, to retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada. We have the commitment to be environmentally sensitive!
JTP Wholesale is a wholesale website offering monogrammed coasters, IcyBags, and Keeping It Positive affirming sheets and pillowcases.
Kai Pua offers Maui ocean glass art by John Lindquist, Daniel Lindquist and Sean Price and original oil paintings and prints of breathtaking tropical flowers by artist Anna Keay. In Hawaiian, "Kai" means ocean, and "Pua" means flower. Now they are offering stores and galleries on the mainland the opportunity to sell these incredible art pieces.

Handcrafted jewelry made in the USA.

Founded in 2018 in picturesque New Zealand, the family-run company's mission is to create albums that do more than simply preserve photos. That's why La Lente Shop set out to craft high quality photo books and albums that narrate feel-good stories... soaked in nostalgia for now and the next generation. Designed in-house, the company spared no detail in creating its albums. High quality archival binding, premium acid free paper stocks and textured covers. Albums that turn heads before a single page is turned.

Life Rings is a proudly owned family business offering high quality, patent pending silicone rings. The company offers over 24 different colors for both Men and Women. These rings are ideal for active individuals and have a patent pending design that not only makes it breathable, but has a gripping technology to prevent slippage. The quality also passes Proposition 65, which mean that they are free of over 1000 different harmful chemicals and are safe for you to wear on a daily basis.

Lynn's Lavender features bath & body products from a Lavender garden, such as lotion, spray, gel, after-shave gel, body balm, walnut scrub, moisture mist hydrating spray and beard oil, plus jewelry, gift and decor.

At Magnolia Lane, our desire is to produce gifts that become part of celebrations, memories, and family treasures. Our licensed tailgating products, Christmas line, The South collection, and outdoor decor will enhance and compliment every occasion! We are proud of what we do and are ever grateful and dedicated to our customers.

Maha CBD features the healing properties of CBD oil. “Maha” is an ancient Sanskrit word that can be translated to mean greatness, strength, and abundance. It is the qualities we seek to embody at Maha CBD. Our CBD products are made from organic, natural hemp grown under sunlight, not a heat lamp. Processed and bottled here in the USA, we take pride to ensure the meaning of “Maha” is exemplified in every step of the process. Before any of our products are sold, we make sure a third party that determines quality and accuracy tests them. We take quality seriously— our third party testing makes sure no bias impacts the quality of our products.

Moldy Fun features Giant Pink Silicone Letter Molds for use with resins, chocolates and cakes. Each mold is perfect for layered designs as needed. Ideal for flower preservation pieces as allows spacing of flowers in the final piece. The molds are BPA Free FDA Food Safe.

Maryland-based Nature's Retreat features several lines inclucing Aromatherapy Jewelry, Chakra Jewelry, Crystal Healing Bags, Essential Oils and Healing and Smudge.

Neon Nightlife's glowing products are the perfect ice breaker for singles or the stuff the younger ones fight over. Regardless of where you are you'll be drawing tons of attention to your group. Our products are eye catchers in bars, clubs, concerts, electric glow runs, LED parties, Halloween and anywhere that crowds congregate. Most products come with a battery pack that controls different strobe modes.

ORL toothpaste and mouthwash are designed to naturally eliminate the bacteria that causes bad breath and gum disease by penetrating below the gum line for a deeper clean. Organic xylitol, essential oils, organic vitamins, minerals, and a perfect 7.0 pH work in harmony to help clean, protect and restore your mouth's ecosystem, strengthen your teeth enamel and freshen your breath.

Since 1971, Pat Pearlman has been designing jewelry. Her work has been influenced by the delicacy and sensuality of Art Nouveau, and the fascinating shapes and variety of the earth’s inhabitants. Her images exemplify her love of nature and gemstones, and her interest in symbolism and simplicity.

The Pocket Plus is portable pockets that attach with magnets for a convenient way to carry things on the go.

Pure Factory Naturals collections, including Flip Flop Foot Repair,Splash. The collection includes lip balm, foot repair, body lotion, hand cream, solid lotion bar, salt glow, skin repair.

Pure Mana Hawaii Founders Sue Mandini and Kollette Stith bring the wisdom of living close to the land and in harmony with nature's rhythms to the marketplace in their luxury skincare line. Built from the ground up, the brand features wild harvested ingredients and a synergy of raw, wild macadamia nut oil and green coffee bean oil, grown on their family's certified organic farm, Mahina Mele in Hawaii.

Red Carpet Studios, Ltd. features All Jazzed Up Fashion Accessories for Fall & Spring. A wide range of Giftware for the Home & Garden. Visit our website for New Products & Specials.

Joe and Sue Brielmann have taken their combined experience of over 28 years in personalized products and design to create one of the fastest growing cart businesses in the country. Their creative ability, attention to detail, and the highest standards for quality and customer support, are among the reasons Rudolph and Me has experienced such huge growth.

Sanis Enterprises offers a large selection of elegant and stylish, quality desk clocks, the latest styles in fashion watches, executive gifts, credit card cases and multi tools, just to name a few. Gifts that celebrate life’s special moments.

Sassafras Hawaii is a family owned and operated business. It was founded in 2010 in Waimea on the big island of Hawaii. Creating the island inspired collection called "Sassy," each of the company's pieces tells a story, a myth or legend of Hawaii or Polynesia. And every piece is handcrafted in solid sterling silver, with natural gemstones, and colorful south seas shells. "It is our pleasure to share with you our designs filled with meaning. Designed with love, thankfulness and appreciation for this island we now call home. Handcrafted with Aloha from our Ohana to yours."
Sincere Surroundings offers home decor and gifts that can be personalized with different colors, sizes, names, dates, locations, anniversaries and more. If your customers are constantly on the look-out for that one piece they just have to have, it can be found here – inside Sincere Surroundings.

Smile Drinkware provides custom tumblers to major brand manufacturers and also provides hundreds of unique exclusive tumbler designs to retailers and consumers. Provides high-end, top-quality insulated tumblers.

Snazzy and Company's sea-glass jewelry uses mostly recycled glass and the metals the company selects are environmentally friendly. Founder Anna Shaw researches and designs every charm herself and continues to use local help to assemble and create her jewelry. "Because Life is not Black and White."

SOi Essentials is a Northern California based company that offers an array of richly scented candles to enhance your overall wellness. SOi Candles are hand-poured in the USA using 100% All Natural Food Grade Kosher Soy Oil, that burns cleaner and up to 40% longer than paraffin based, wax or soy blend candles. The company's candles are made with 100% cotton lead free wicks, are soot-free and do not emit harmful toxins (such as Benzene) into your home or the environment.

Star Home features tabletop and home decor for specialty retailer, catalog and online marketers, the hospitality trade and more. Star Home's designers look to all corners of the world to gather inspiration for this ever-growing market. This inspiration is then turned into real-life, high-quality products by artisan craftsmen.

Your Place for 1,000’s of Unique Licensed Posters, Art, Stickers & Collector Pins. An industry leader for over 30 years with the best collection of Music, Movies, Nostalgia, Comics, Art, Anime, Blacklight, Landscapes, etc… Products are available for Resale in Stores, Online, Colleges, Conventions & Anywhere you exhibit!

Sunset Vista Designs offers you extra margin opportunities, and sells thru at retail. They offer innovative designs, in proven products, with space saving merchandising solutions, and attractive package deals that all add value to the quality products we offer. Many say this is the "best ever" line of innovative gift, garden, and home decor.
Award winning artist, Ted Dailey, incorporates a variety of materials with his silver and gold vermeil jewelry: South Pacific shells, high quality gemstones and Hawaiian Koa wood. Each unique piece of his jewelry is skillfully designed in the heart of Hawaii, reflects his 40+ years of enjoying life on the Big Island and is handmade on the exotic island of Bali.

Tidy Treasures develops products that store your child's most treasured items. "Storage spaces for happy faces 😊." Tidy Treasures believes in the balance between play and tidiness. That is why our Storage Trucks are developed to be interactive with your child's play. They are built to foster the connection between playtime and tidying up afterwards. We turn tidy into child’s play!

Lines include Tizo and Siena frames in a variety of styles and colors plus elegant candleholders from tea lights to pillar candles. The site also features boxes and trays in a variety of materials.

We are excited to offer you gorgeous fashion accessories with a purpose that your shoppers are sure to love. When you become a wholesale partner with Vi Bella, you provide a product that will connect your customers with a deeper cause; providing ethical employment to our Artisan teams in Haiti and Mexico.

Inspirational stationery and home decor, featuring the work of owner-artist Michelle DeFillipo. Michelle uses her love of inspirational words, vintage paper, architecture and color to inspire and uplift. Her artwork expresses a range of sentiments from the sincere appreciation of a true friend to self motivation for each day.

Purveyors of Southern Sass - Tea Towels and Vintage Hand Stamped Silver Plated Flatware

White Elephant has been in the wholesale business for more than 25 years, with a promise of best quality products and prices for their customers. The company's home decor is exclusive, designed and handmade by their own carvers with love and care. White Elephant offers a wide variety of products and there is something for everyone.

Wild Hare Designs features an assortment of whimsical, humorous sayings available on kitchen, bar & tea towels, as well aprons.