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2008-09-29 03:00:25

By Allen, Mike There isn't a customer or project too small for Industrial Metal Supply Co., a supplier of just about every type of metal. "We carry about 4,000 to 5,000 items here, everything from hobby stuff that is small enough to see with a magnifying glass to structural beams used in the construction of downtown buildings," said Russ Sykes, general manager of IMS' Kearny Mesa office. Based in Sun Valley near Burbank, IMS has had a San Diego office since 1995. The company recently...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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