1985

Following sustained losses for a number of years at Arklow Pottery, a ‘make or break’ plan is proposed to workers. Japanese management launch a survival plan labelled ‘Arklow Pottery Fights Back’.

It is estimated that efficiency needs to increase by 18% within the year to match competitors. Noritake propose brining in ‘white ware’ to decorate in Arklow to help improve efficiency and retain employees.

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