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The spinning room at Taiming Chemical Fibre Limited in Datang "Sock Town" in Zhejiang Province, China. The factory, one of several spinning factories, runs 24 hours a day producing  over 100,000 spools of nylon yarn per day which are all consumed in Datang. The town in Zhejiang Province makes more than 5.3 billion pairs of socks annually - that 2.5 pairs for every human alive.  Most people in the town make a living directly conected to the sock weaving industry..14 Jun 2006
The spinning room at Taiming Chemical Fibre Limited in Datang "Sock Town" in Zhejiang Province, China. The factory, one of several spinning factories, runs 24 hours a day producing over 100,000 spools of nylon yarn per day which are all consumed in Datang. The town in Zhejiang Province makes more than 5.3 billion pairs of socks annually - that 2.5 pairs for every human alive. Most people in the town make a living directly conected to the sock weaving industry..14 Jun 2006