Are companies just cutting corners during manufacturing? Do consumers want cheap garbage instead of quality products? The answer is… it’s complicated.
About the Episode:
Take a crash course in manufacturing with me as we discover why we don’t make things the way that we used to.
I love my turn-of-the-century furniture — not just because it fits with my turn-of-the-century house! — but also because it was definitely a GOLDEN age. The peak of high quality production with mass manufacture. But alas, the golden age was bound to end…
In this episode, you’ll hear:
- My quick and dirty rendition of the history of manufacturing
- Why planned obsolescence is harder to achieve than you think
- How you can help stop the madness of crappy manufacturing
And so much more!
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Click here to read the transcript for this episode.