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'Conglomo Corporation: Proud manufacturer of outrageously useless stuff you apparently can't live without.'
Lotion-bottle manufacturer's meeting
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Think Zero Defects
'We manufacture micro computing devices. We're looking to hire a director of research that can anticipate the next small thing.'
'I mean, how totally lame is this? Just as the marketing for our new video game was about to go viral, the Center for Disease Control shut us down!'
'The candy manufacturers and the dentist agree on one thing. My mouth's commercial.'
Business Hierarchy: Research and Development, Manufacturing Division, and Advertising and Promotion.
'Ah, there's the problem. I was swearing at the right part, but using the wrong words.'
Strategic metals vs. non-strategic metals.
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"It's less of a spell than it is a signature scent."
Top-Echelon Shakeup: Zubin Mehta to Chrysler, Lee Iacocca to the Philharmonic
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'With Zen and judo and flower arranging, how do you find time to manufacture semiconductors?'
"Yeah, that one's funny, too. Next."
"Another batch of toys came in from third world countries...if this keeps up, a lot of us elves will be out of jobs."
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"The manufacturer's suggested list price on this is sixty-seven thousand dollars, but, because of our low overhead, I can let you have it for thirty-nine ninety-five."
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"Hey! 'Made in U.S.A.'!"
Tags:kitchen appliance, kitchen appliances, electrical appliance, electrical appliances, gadget, gadgets, kitchen, mixer, mixers, smoothie maker, smoothie makers, smoothing making, us industry, us economy, american economy, american industry, american manufacturing, us manufacturing, manufacturer, manufacturers
'Grandpa, what was manufacturing?'
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Sweat Shop: 'You'd think they'd at least let us buy the seconds at a discount.'
Sign on factory: We Are Really Environmentally Friendly. We Color Everything Green.
'Remember, the real lemon goes into the floor cleaner and the artificial lemon goes into the lemonade.'
"Not all the news is bad. Research indicates U.S. Steel would do extremely well as the name of a male fragrance."
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"Good start, Maxwell. Now concentrate a bit more on aesthetics."
'In the modern world manufacturing takes place in China. Most R&D is one in South Korea and support and logistics is based in India.'
City Hardware: 'I'm trying to buy American, but EVERYTHING is made in China!'