Category: Small Business

Small business: GSP imports “even helped out the State of Ohio with some PPE protective wear”

Written on October 8, 2020 in Burma

The Cannon Group in Westerville, Ohio is a family-owned company that provides plastic packaging products to newspapers, grocery stores, and other cost-conscious industries. Due to Covid-19, it has begun supplying PPE products, initially to help existing customers keep their businesses running and more recently providing PPE products to the State of...

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Miami, Florida small business: with Covid “our sales are down 20% and renewing GSP would be be a great benefit for us”

Written on September 29, 2020 in Florida

Vtronix in Miami Gardens, Florida provides custom-designed, UL-approved control panels to small- and medium-sized American manufacturers of air conditioning and heating equipment. It has 5 employees and several contract warehouse workers in Florida. GSP eliminates $25,000 to $30,000 in tariffs annually on panels designed in the United States and ma...

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Montana company lays off 3 employees due to GSP expiration

Written on February 21, 2018 in Cambodia

Last week, the House passed GSP renewal legislation by a vote of 400-2. Though Senate procedural rules make a stand-alone vote in the Senate unlikely, the expected result would be similar. (The last Senate vote was 97-1.) Despite overwhelming support in the House and Senate – and Administration support for a 3-year renewal – American...

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