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  • adj. hard and sharp enough to cut metal


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  • It has insurance operations, a metal-cutting business called Precision Steel, and a furniture rental unit called CORT.

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  • The billionaire investor flew into the southeastern city of Daegu on Sunday night to attend a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday for a factory run by a Korean unit of Iscar Metalworking Companies, an Israeli maker of metal-cutting tools that is 80%-owned by Berkshire.

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  • One year, in the BWCAW back-country, we found a wrecked canoe and, using the metal-cutting blade of my What-A-Saw, cut it into an reflector/chimney.

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  • STOCKHOLM— Sandvik AB Monday said it would buy all the remaining shares in its subsidiary Seco Tools AB , one of the world's largest manufacturers of metal-cutting tools, for about 6.19 billion Swedish kronor roughly $941.5 million.

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  • Thermadyne makes metal-cutting and welding products.

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  • More photos and interactive graphics For the discounted price of $290,000, Mr. Lashin won the last of these roughly 22-ton metal-cutting machines from the tidy floor of GM ' s defunct Grand Rapids Stamping factory near here.


  • But he reckoned the 25-foot-tall machine — with its own small staircase leading to a long worktable and metal-cutting head — could be used to make parts to sell back to GM.


  • Mr. Munger also was an advocate of Berkshire's $4 billion investment in Iscar Metalworking Cos., an Israeli maker of metal-cutting tools, in 2006.

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  • Sandvik AB, a producer of metal-cutting tools, posted a 45% drop in fourth-quarter net profit, while Alfa Laval AB, which makes heat exchangers, said net profit fell 18% in the quarter.

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  • Along with commissioning works for bus shelters and organizing events for children, she's now something of an expert in security systems, metal-cutting tools, hidden cameras, and ways to protect open-air sculptures -- including shrub barriers.

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