A: Welcome to our factory.
B: I've been looking forward to visiting your factory.
A: Actually, you'll know our products better after the visit. I'll show you around and explain the operations as we go along.
B: That'll be most helpful.
A: Maybe we could start with the Design Department .And then we could look at the production line.
B: How much do you spend on design development every year.
A: About 10% of the gross sales.
B: That's fine.
A: Welcome to our factory. My name is Jiang Hai and I'll show you around here.First we'll take a look at the workshop which produces food thermometers. Please, this way.
B: Has all the work done by men been replaced by automatic computers?
A: Yes, it has.
B: Excuse me what is this?
A: This is a circuit board.
B: Are the batteries in it made by your people?
A: No, they are from other factories.
B: What kind of battery is it?
A :It is lithium which can be used for over three years.
A: Do you remember Mr. Zhao, our factory director?
B: Of course .Good to see you again, Mr. Zhao.
C: Good to see you, Mr. Bush. Welcome to our factory.
B: Thank you. I've heard that you've been changing the factory.
C: Yes. We make many things better now.
A: We've been able to improve our production methods since the last time you were here.We've changed from batch production to flow production.
B: That's sure to improve your efficiency and productivity.
C: We also have computers helping us as part of the production system.
A: Right. The computer system helps us check productivity. Let us show you around the factory, so you can get a good idea of how things work.