American Flags Being Made In Illinois
Springfield, ILL —
Millions of American's will be showing off their American flags this Fourth of July weekend, but ever wonder what it takes to make an American flag?
In Batavia, Illinois, it's a 21 step process that takes time and a whole lot of man-power.
The red white and blue fabrics never touch the ground throughout the entire process.
The company says a lot of people don't realize how much care goes into making every Amercian flag.
"Here's exactly what they don't understand there are at least 21 steps that go into a us flag with the blue material with the star field with the red striping the white striping it's very labor intensive a machine doesn't stamp out a flag a person makes it," says JC Schultz Janice Christiansen
The company produces millions of flags a year.
This season, to meet demand, workers at the factory have been working ten to 12 hour shifts.