On the cutting edge

Budiansky, Stephen
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/30/94, Vol. 116 Issue 21, p48
Discusses how sharp new technology is helping America's woodworking industry compete. Foreign competition that has cut into a third of the domestic furniture market and as much as 90% of some segments of the wood-machinery business; Soaring lumber prices; Competitive push for speed and efficiency; Research done by aerospace engineer John Stewart on woodworking technology; Priority to cut waste in the manufacturing process.


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