Companies like Bobrick, Koala, Bradley,
American Dryer, Saniflow and ASI are aware that some jobs have special
requirements under federal or local governments. These companies work
to comply with these regulations.
Buy American Act - The Buy American Act
was passed under President Hoover in 1933 mandating preferences for the purchase of domestically
produced goods acquired by the U.S. Federal Government.
United States Code
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
- Part 25—Foreign
25.1 Buy American Act—Supplies
25.2 Buy American Act—Construction
25.6 American Recovery and Reinvestment
Buy American Act—Construction Materials
Trade Agreements Act - GSA Schedule
Contracts are subject to the Trade Agreements Act (TAA), meaning all
products listed on the GSA Schedule Contract be manufactured or
“substantially transformed” in a “designated country”.
Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) - On February 13th, 2009, U.S.
congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 which was
signed by President Obama 4 days later on February 17th. The act is a direct
response to the economic crisis intended to:
•Create new jobs and
retain existing jobs
•Stimulate economic activity and invest in
long term economic growth
•Cultivate higher levels of accountability and
transparency in Government spending