IN FAVOR OF TARIFFS : Small LI companies hope for a revival of manufacturing
Factory owners and workers on Long Island are backing President Donald Trump's decision to raise tariffs on U.S. trading partners.
Some said they hope the new policy will spark a resurgence of local manufacturing and the good-paying jobs that come with it.
Small manufacturers, such as Haig Graphic Communications Inc. in Hauppauge, have lost sales to foreign rivals with lower prices. Others such as Die-Matic Products LLC in Plainview and Central Machining Specialties Inc. i...