Marketed in the U.S. but Made in China

I just remembered to post about a fun and funny experience that I had earlier this month. Debbie, my father, mother, and I attended the Tell Tool 40th anniversary party that was held at the New England Air Museum. The restored air museum is a jewel and it was a lot of fun to tour it. I highly recommend it and it is great for kids. I much prefer industrial and historical museums to art museums, and the air museum located near Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, is awesome.

Tell Tool is a customer and their employees are good friends of Horst Engineering. Those who attended, including employees, families, and guests of Tell, were presented with a special commemorative Seth Thomas clock. It seemed that the idea was to honor the 40th anniversary of Tell, a manufacturer of aerospace products, by gifting a clock from “America’s Oldest Clockmaker.” However, Tell’s leadership was dismayed when they were surprised to learn about where the clock had been manufactured. Despite the clock’s packaging statement about how U.S. based Seth Thomas has been making clocks for 200 years, the clock itself was clearly marked: “Made in China.”

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