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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- In a special show taped on location at a Timken Steel ( TKR) factory in Canton, Ohio, Jim Cramer reminded his "Mad Money" viewers that American manufacturing is alive and well and should be a part of every investor's portfolio. Cramer said when many people think about technology, they think about stocks like Google ( GOOG). But, in fact, technology is all around us and is playing a big part in turning American manufacturing into the low-cost leaders for many different goods, thanks, in part, to low-cost energy made possible by American natural gas. There's something comforting about steel and iron that just cannot be attained from a Web site, Cramer said. That notion couldn't have been more true today, he noted, as Google announced a surprising earnings shortfall and did so via an accidental release of those earnings that caused the stock to be halted for three hours. Investors were fooled not one but twice by technology, said Cramer, which is why a show that's focusing on American might and muscle seems all the more relevant.