The rise of the factory system and mass production revolutionized manufacturing. Eli Whitney, Henry Ford, and Kiichiro Toyoda devised efficiency processes that made manufacturing what it is today. In this video, we see historic illustrations and photographs depicting what “manufacturing” looked like before the 19th century, when everything was made by skilled individuals and artisans. We learn about the events that changed manufacturing and the contributions to manufacturing by Eli Whitney, Henry Ford, and Kiichiro Toyoda.
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