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Giving Thanks

By: Chris Felix
Most of us working in manufacturing, particularly here in the U.S., have a lot to be thankful for this year. Here is a list of five things that quickly jump to mind for which I’m thankful in my professional life.

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Swiss-Type with Laser Cutting Capability


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