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The spirit of craftsmanship December 2, 2020

The spirit of craftsmanship

In China, the word for "craftsman" was created during the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC) when skillful artisans began to engage in individual handicraft production as a result of division of labor. At first the word mainly referred to carpenters. Its use expanded to cover all handicraftsmen during the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220).

The ancient craftsmen were known for their inventive talent, superb skills, and dedication to their trade. On top of these traits contemporary craft workers are also known for their professional ethics, pursuit of quality, good teamwork, and ability to innovate.

While carrying on the spirit of ancient craftsmen, today's workers also learn from foreign sources in their endeavors to make China a strong modern manufacturer and realize the Chinese Dream.