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Fisher and Paykel factory

Fisher and Paykel factory

Fisher and Paykel ran an appliance factory at Mosgiel, near Dunedin, for many years. In June 2007 the factory produced its millionth dishdrawer dishwasher. However, a year later the company announced that the plant would close, with production shifted to facilities in Italy, Mexico and Thailand.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Industry and development since 1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22713/fisher-and-paykel-factory (accessed 3 April 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015