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Unlocking the secret of the Swiss Army Knife

It may be one of the most low-tech tools around. But it's got one of the highest brand recognition profiles in the world.

Each year, a company called Victorinox turns out more than 17 million individual Swiss Army Knife parts from its small factory in the central Swiss town of Ibach, about an hour from Zurich. Amazingly, in an era of globalization and outsourcing, Victorinox makes every single one of its Swiss Army Knives - all told, it makes more than 350 different models, and there are more than 800 different tools that go into those many dozens of models.

CNET's Daniel Terdiman had an opportunity to go behind the scenes to see how this process comes together and you can check out his report on this visual feast here.

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