A factory producing which sort of antiquated machines was still in operation until this month?


by / April 26, 2011
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Answer: Typewriters. According to an April 26 article in the Daily Mail, "Godrej and Boyce -- the last company left in the world that was still manufacturing typewriters -- has shut down its production plant in Mumbai, India, with just a few hundred machines left in stock." In case you're in the market for a brand new typewriter, be aware that the majority of the remaining typewriters are Arabic-language models.

Chad Vander Veen

Chad Vander Veen previously served as the editor of FutureStructure, and the associate editor of Government Technology and Public CIO magazines.

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