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Old 09-04-2004, 12:00 PM   #1
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Why do American-made Iwaki pumps cost almost half as much?

Why do American-made Iwaki pumps cost almost half as much? (vs Japanese built)
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Well u know the line. American made by union workers. I have no idea what the japanese make but you can bet the price difference between the two has something to do with american wages, and benifits.

I have heard the japanese pumps are better anyway.
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