Last week Budd Wheel Co. (Detroit)
celebrated the production of its 1,000,000th shell on a U. S. defense
contract. Budd also told an enlightening little story of defense
production. To retool the Budd plant, make the first 1,000,000 shells,
took 15 months. Time allotted for the next 1,000,000: two months.
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