factory factory  /ˈfæk tə ri/


  • (n) a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing


  1. At last, people on the factory floor have entered the globalism debate.
  2. All along Gaza's factory row which produced everything from biscuits to cement to wooden furniture hardly a single building remains standing.


  1. China factory workers hold US boss over wage dispute

    An American factory boss in China held hostage in his office for five days by workers told AFP he won't be released until a labour dispute is resolved and that authorities have declined to intervene.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Chinese Factory Workers Hold U.S. Boss Captive

    In China, a U.S. factory executive is being held captive in his office by his own workers. He's Chip Starnes, a co-owner of the Florida-based Specialty Medical Supplies. It hasn't been a violent takeover. In fact, Starnes has been able to get a few words out to the press.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: NPR

  3. Factory Boss Held Hostage by Workers

    US factory boss held hostage in China by workers demanding compensation packages        
    on June 24, 2013     Source: ABC News

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  1. "What began as a whisper in Springfield soon carried across the corn fields of Iowa, where farmers and factory workers; students and seniors stood up in numbers we've never seen," Obama added. "They stood up to say that maybe this year, we...
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: AHN

  2. For this, he interviewed people at the Chinese plant that works for Apple - the one Jobs has been quoted as saying: "You go in this place and it's a factory but, my gosh, they've got restaurants and movie theatres and hospitals and swimming pools....
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Steve Jobs Source: California Chronicle

  3. "I visited the factory last week to join the team for a small celebration of our successes to date and catch up on the progress with our latest developments," said Button. "We know we have a real fight on our hands from here to maintain our...
    on May 6, 2009 By: Jenson Button Source: SkySports

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