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  • —Dr. Vishal James Makker had already operated on Ronald Johnson's spine six times in less than two years, but he had some grim news for the former machine-tool operator: X-rays showed Mr. Johnson needed a seventh surgery.

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  • Mr. Johnson, the machine-tool operator, says he first consulted Dr. Makker in June 2006 after injuring his back lifting a five-gallon bucket at work.

    Medicare Records Reveal Troubling Trail of Surgeries

  • What's more, the machine-tool maker now earns around 65% of its roughly $1.5 billion in sales overseas, and it has been hit hard by the strengthening yen.

    End of Era for Japan's Exports

  • Rofin-Sinar makes industrial lasers used in manufacturing and automation, especially in the resurgent machine-tool and automotive industries.

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  • On Tuesday, Mr. Huntsman met with 20 machinists at a Tidland Corp. machine-tool plant in Keene.

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  • This is a turning point for us,'' says Masahiko Mori , president of machine-tool maker Mori Seiki Co., which this year is opening its first factory overseas—in Davis, Calif.—since the company was founded in 1948.

    End of Era for Japan's Exports

  • Eric Chuo , chairman of Hiwin Technologies Corp., one of Taiwan's largest machine-tool parts maker, said manufacturing companies are likely to increasingly automate production to cut costs and focus on higher-quality products.

    Taiwan Risks Trade Isolation, Group Warns

  • Jeff Bezos seems to be trying to do to the book publishing industry what the leftists did to America's electronics and machine-tool industries with "free trade" and promises of cheap consumer goods.

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  • Akron's road to complete recovery is not exactly smooth: The "Rubber Capital of the World" has primarily been a city of manufacturing and machine-tool making.

    Home sales rising, foreclosures falling in Akron, Ohio

  • Sheis attending an annual machine-tool trade fair in the northern German city of Hannover later this month, but unlike recent years she is only going to look, not buy.

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