John E. Enkemann Jr. and Peter G. Lynde, Albert Kahn Associates

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Material Handling December 15, 2007

Tomorrow’s factories will evolve in design, function

Today’s industrial manufacturing facility is a marvelous integration of process and facility. Before we analyze its current state and theorize about its future, let’s take a moment to recall its history and evolution. Near the start of the 20th century, architect Albert Kahn became one of the early inventors of the automobile factory, and in 1914 was commissioned to design Henry For...

By John E. Enkemann Jr. and Peter G. Lynde, Albert Kahn Associates