WWMT - wwmt.com - Search Results The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available. American manufacturing a rising star(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - It is another good sign of economic recovery. A new report shows America is positioned to become a rising star in manufacturing.The study was conducted by the Boston Consulting Group.It says rising wages and higher energy costs have helped diminish China's long-standing edge over the United States.The report found five economies generally regarded as low-cost bases for manufacturing like China, Brazil and Russia are getting more expensive, while the U.S. and Mexico are getting cheaper.