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From parts to PC in four hours flat...
The Dell manufacturing facility in Limerick, Ireland is one of seven factories where Dell builds laptops, desktops, servers and storage systems. The others are in Brazil, China, Malaysia and the US.
The Limerick facility opened in January 2000, spans 40,000 square feet and employs 3,000 people.
Dell prides itself on its 'just in time' manufacturing model, which means the facility builds systems as they're ordered and never stores more than two days inventory.
Once a system is ordered (more than half of orders are placed online), it takes around four hours for it to be created in the Limerick factory.
How's it done? Let's take a look...