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Adam Smith is one of the Colonization Founding Fathers, from the Trade category. When Smith is in your Congress, you receive the ability to build "factory" buildings, which produce 1.5 manufactured goods per unit of raw material.

Factory buildings are:

Building Prerequisite Consumes Produces
Iron works Blacksmith's shop Ore Tools
Cigar factory Tobacconist's shop Tobacco Cigars
Textile mill Weaver's shop Cotton Cloth
Rum factory Rum distillery Sugar Rum
Fur factory Fur trading post Furs Coats
Arsenal Magazine Tools Muskets

A colony must have a population of 8 to construct any factory building.