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How Brush Factories Survive In America

Filed by KOSU News in Business.
June 21, 2013

Next time you brush your hair or your teeth or sweep your floor, take a look at that technology. It’s simple: flexible fibers sticking out of something stiff. The cheapest place to make it these days is China. But there are still people pressing bristles into brushes in a factory in the Bronx, and in small plants across the country. Here are a few survival tips from U.S. manufacturers. [Copyright 2013 NPR]

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