Machine Tool Industry Faces Harsh Times The domestic machine tool industry has been staggered by competition from China and the steady decline of America's manufacturing base. NPR's Jim Zarroli visited a machine tool company in Bridgeport, Conn., that's trying to weather the downturn.
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Machine Tool Industry Faces Harsh Times

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Machine Tool Industry Faces Harsh Times

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The domestic machine tool industry has been staggered by competition from China and the steady decline of America's manufacturing base. NPR's Jim Zarroli visited a machine tool company in Bridgeport, Conn., that's trying to weather the downturn.