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The Making of an IKEA Billy Bookcase — Factory Tour

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 01, 2014 01:19 AM
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by Maxwell Ryan last modified Jun 30, 2014

Two weeks ago I was given an incredible tour of the Billy bookcase factory in Sweden. After a three hour drive directly out into the heart of the country, we came to a long low building in which every Billy bookcase is made. Owned and operated by a family that has worked with IKEA since 1952, the operation was the cleanest and most efficient I've ever seen. Running 24/7, the factory makes 25,000 bookcases a day and was warehousing nearly a million to have in stock for the summer holidays. READ MORE »






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