How a (modern) Primus is made...Thought this was interesting.

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    Very interesting - Thank you!
     
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    Good read. Thank you
     
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    It's obvious that the parts are made in China, assembled in Estonia, and the finance, sales, marketing, etc., are done in Sweden. Looking at the old metalworking machines in Estonia, they are likely there because they are likely used by the designers for prototyping. Regarding the drill bit that is "so small it's stationary and the jet turns"... that's how a lathe works. Hard to believe that it's cheaper to throw a jet blank into an old turning fixture and make jets on the fly rather than have them done in batches during the machining process. Interesting that they're doing design by hand... no CAD... but you know the parts that are made for production are CAD/CAM. Wonder if the CAD draftsmen are in Sweden?

    Maybe after we come out of the coronavirus, we start realizing in the West that it's better to have ten employees domestically and buy some machines than be beholden to a manufacturing plant in China. Or we could deal with US or European subcontractors.