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Then, one by one, steel, autos, and machine tools also begged for — and got —
access to the protectionist trough. Finally, 1986 brought the spectacle of Silicon
Valley's once proud barons spending more time in Washington than at the factory
You've heard the expressions, "It ran like a Swiss watch," or "It had the precision
of a German machine." We in the U.S. really didn't care. We left the specialized,
high quality niche in the marketplace to others, while we concentrated on huge ...
The Japanese took our unused designs for smaller, more flexible machine tools,
cornered that market, and also raised rapid product changeover to a high art. And
so today, we are in trouble. Quality and flexibility will be the hallmarks of the ...
Thus when robots and computerized machine tools are linked through software
that allows them to perform unique tasks, customer service becomes a part of
production. When a new alloy is molded to be a specified weight and tolerance, ...
differently, providing services integral to the production and use of specific goods.
The point is this: In the new global economy, nearly everyone has access to Big
Ideas and the machines and money to turn them into standardized products, ...
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