Tuesday, 21 March 2017

China has finally figured out how to make ballpoint pens

After years of research, It seems so simple

A Chinese steel firm has made an unlikely breakthrough in the country famous for replicating just about every technology as soon as it hits the market.

After five years of research and development, Taiyuan Iron & Steel has produced a ballpoint pen. Specifically, the tip of a ballpoint pen.

Extraordinary as it sounds, it's a first for a company in the country which manufactures nearly 40 billion ballpoint pens every year.

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