Hasbro to Make Play-Doh in the U.S. (WSJ)

Play-Doh will soon be squeezed out of a factory in the U.S. again, as Hasbro Inc. brings manufacturing back to the U.S. for the first time in years. Although the preschool clay was invented in Cincinnati in the 1950s, it hasn’t been made in the U.S. since 2004. “We’re not replacing volume, we’re adding volume,” Hasbro Chief Executive Brian Goldner said in an interview this week. “While some costs may be higher for Play-Doh made in the U.S. than overseas, the difference will likely be evened out by a lower shipping rate.”

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