Homer Laughlin China Company
This semester I am taking an export management class. The class meets 5 weekends over the semester (pro: no class during the week! con: Friday and Saturday classes). As part of the class, I am working on a consulting team for Homer Laughlin China, the makers of Fiesta. You might be thinking, “Exporting and dinner wear? Yawn!” but Homer Laughlin is actually a U.S. classic that has been around for over 150 years. Once you’re aware of it, you start noticing it all over the place.
Last month I had the chance to visit HLC and tour its factory. We have class this weekend, which made me realize that I never shared and of the photos from the tour! It was really cool to see this HUGE factory and how all the pieces were made. Take a look: