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Part 1“Thomas Edisonwas behind the formation of the first industrial research laboratory, Menlo Park, a place where ateam of inventorswould work together to create new inventions. His role in forming this "invention factory" gave him the nickname "the Wizard of Menlo Park (Thomas Edison's Invention Factory in Menlo Park, n.d.)." Therefore, Edison would be considered the founding father of the first Industrial research lab. If for not all skilled craftsmen that he had, He probably would have not accomplished the production of the electric grid that provided power for lower New York. With the skilled workforce that Edison had the light bulb was created.Some of the similarities between Edison’s Menlo Park and Bell’s Labs is the fashion in which the workplace was modeled. There were groups of skilled men who had specific jobs at accomplishing the tasks and achieving goals together. I think one of the main differences