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24/7 Wall St.: 10 Surprising Products Still Made in America

4. Post-it Notes

Parent company: 3M
Headquarters: St. Paul, Minn.

If you bought your Post-it note in the U.S., you can be sure it was made in the U.S. too. The product, invented by 3M employee Art Fry and hitting the market in 1977, has been manufactured in Cynthiana, Ky., since 1985. The company also manufacturers Scotch tape at the plant. Post-it is important to the town, employing roughly 500 residents who work at the plant. The company is green, too. Post-its are manufactured using recycled home and office paper.
(AP Photo/Andy King)

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