Bringing Willy Wonka to Life

Everyone’s heard of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, right? Many of us have dreamed of visiting such a place where almost everything is edible and delicious. But what if the chocolate factory came to life? How much would it cost? Is it actually feasible to have a real-life Willy Wonka who runs a chocolate factory? Well, we were curious, so we ran the numbers. Here’s how it played out:

As you probably had guessed, bringing the chocolate factory to life is no inexpensive feat! From our estimates, it would cost Mr. Wonka over $32 million to keep his chocolate river, and that’s only one piece of the factory! We haven’t even talked about the Oompa Loompas, the lick-able wallpaper, or the flying elevator.

For the rest of the calculations, check out the magical infographic below!

What Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory Would Cost Today from Advanced Technology Services, a provider of machine monitoring sensor systems