Business & Finance: Ford, Textile Man

For some time trade reports have had it that Henry Ford would ultimately have to enter the spinning, weaving and dyeing industry, if he were going to carry out his policy of manufacting all parts of his car himself. Now Lockwood, Greene & Co., famed engineers and specialists in textile mill construction of Boston, have announced that they have been engaged by the Ford Motor Co. to build a large mill in Detroit, and furthermore that "experiments now being conducted point to a highly abbreviated and highly automatic process in the new mill."

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