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Adidas will open its first factory in Germany in 30 years, with robots

Wednesday, June 15th 2016 - 16:49 UTC
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Adidas will be opening its first factory in Germany in more than 30 years is one of the most visible examples of global brands bringing manufacturing home because of rising labor costs in Asia. Adidas’s 50,000 square-foot factory, in the Bavarian town of Ansbach, will rely on robots and customized automation to produce 500,000 pairs of athletic shoes a year—well below 1% of Adidas’s total annual production of 300 million pairs—when full production starts in 2017. Read full article

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    Was arguing with someone how Adidas was pronounced...so I Googled...
    ..and read a very interesting feud between two brothers and the “Town of bent necks”..
    Take a gander...
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adidas

    Jun 16th, 2016 - 06:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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