Washington, DC (NAPSI) - There is a growing trend among consumers across America toward seeking out locally designed and produced products. Investing in American products is easier than you might think, especially when it comes to quality.

Hunter Douglas window fashions for your home, for example, are designed and manufactured inAmericaand exported to 38 countries on six continents.

Why buy American products? Here are a few answers:

• Stimulates Job Growth: Every dollar spent on American products helps support American jobs.

• American Standards: Local products are marked with a special brand of American excellence, efficiency and service.

• Giving Back: U.S.-based companies that manufacture products throughout the country are well-positioned to give back to their local communities.

• Eco-Friendly: American companies are consistently renewing efforts to promote environmentally responsible manufacturing. Also, their goods require less transportation than imported ones, which cuts back on carbon emissions.