First Lace factory

Venetian noblewoman, Duchess Morosina Morosini, set up the first Lace factory, while under the direction of Catina Gardin, in 1595. Continue reading

Robert Owen Improved Factory Mill Work Conditions

Robert Owen, Welsh socialist ran a testae mill factory based on humanitarian principles in New Lanark Mills near Manchester, England in 1799. Continue reading

Argentina Opens Glass Factory

Cordoba del Tucuman, Argentina established a glass factory in 1592, Continue reading

Synthetic fibre called Rayon

Rayon, a synthetic fibre derived from cellulose was patented in 1884 by Count Louis-Marie-Hilaire Bernigaud de Chardonnet, who began producing it in a factory, commercially in 1892 at Besancon, France. Continue reading