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Coronavirus is worrying electronics manufacturers, and everyday shoppers could end up seeing ‘spot shortages’ for certain gadgets if the situation worsens

The coronavirus outbreak is causing electronics manufacturers major pain and delays, as suppliers based in China have struggled to keep factories running at full speed. IPC, an electronics equipment trade organisation, found in a February survey that a majority of electronics manufacturers are expecting delays of four to five weeks. […]
Coronavirus is worrying electronics manufacturers, and everyday shoppers could end up seeing ‘spot shortages’ for certain gadgets if the situation worsens
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How the Swiss Army knife factory makes 45,000 pocket knives per day

Victorinox is Europe’s largest knife manufacturer, best known for its iconic Swiss Army knives that have been around for nearly 130 years. The iconic red pocket knife design was originally created by Karl Elsener in 1891. The Victorinox factory in Ibach, Switzerland produces over 45,000 pocket knives each day and […]
How the Swiss Army knife factory makes 45,000 pocket knives per day
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This company creates mosaic glass tiles by hand using recycled bottles

Oceanside creates a wide range of handmade mosaic glass tiles. They recycle 900,000 kilos of old bottles each year to create their tiles. During the process, the glass is heated up to 1600°C. Oceanside Glass and Tile makes stone and glass tiles using traditional methods. Each tile is made by […]
This company creates mosaic glass tiles by hand using recycled bottles