Milwaukee Tool has manufactured products in the United States since 1924, so they have a rich American history. As for the director of operations at Milwaukee Power Tools, all of my M12s were made in China. As far as I know, Milwaukee doesn't make any of its cordless tools in the United States, although I know that they used to make wired tools here. My old Super Sawzall with cable was made in the United States, but that was more than 20 years ago.
My Dewalt cordless tools are a US mix. U.S., Mexico and China. The United States is home to many Milwaukee tool plants and its supply of employment seems to be increasing. To be fair, just because Milwaukee Tool can do this doesn't mean that other companies, especially smaller ones, can follow suit.
Milwaukee Tool is now headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin, but do they make all of their products in the U.S. UU. They've positioned themselves to compete with people like Klein and Ridgid (Emerson's plumbing tool giant, not the licensed branded power tools manufactured by Milwaukee's parent company TTI), and this should help. Therefore, Milwaukee tools are manufactured all over the world using the combination of production power and intelligence from the various resources and facilities made available to the company by virtue of its membership of the Techtronic Industries family.
Every dollar that people spend around the world on Milwaukee tools ends up in a Chinese bank account. However, as part of the Techtronic Industries family, Milwaukee Tool also has other production facilities available around the world, including China, where the supply chain of vital components, such as semiconductors, provides a more favorable production environment. With Craftsman completely gone (before SB&D bought it), I looked for other brands and came to Milwaukee looking for my hand tools, and I couldn't be happier. Good news and I'll definitely be looking in Milwaukee for any future purchases of hand tools going forward.
Milwaukee Tool also owns the adjacent land and has the right to deny an even larger plot in the surrounding area. According to the Milwaukee tool representative I spoke to, she told me that the prices will remain the same, if not more competitive. My first hand tools in Milwaukee were screwdrivers (Cushion Grip 48-22-288) and I immediately felt that the guys who designed these screwdrivers had used them and I realized that they were putting useful features everywhere. Milwaukee Tool is owned by Techtronic Industries, which also owns the Ryobi, Dirt Devil and Oreck brands.
Milwaukee Tool also sells all the parts and accessories you may need for your hand and power tools, as well as other products, such as personal protective equipment and workplace lighting.