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the price of a mug.

updated fri 17 mar 00


iandol on thu 16 mar 00

Nikoms posting reminds me that the competition is getting sharper. A =
line in Europe has a through put of two hundred thousand mugs a week. =
Nothing is
touched by human hand. All robotics, unloading, blending, mixing, jiggering,
fettling, handle luting, firing, glazing, packing and despatching. Three
graduate engineers run the plant by remote control. The only thing which =
is the decal. And now they are looking at thirty minute firing times for

Ivor. Who put handles on upside down when learning the craft. Gives a better
balance for old ladies with arthritis