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2008-10-15 18:59:36

When faced with replacing technology, many companies prefer the status quo to dealing with upgrade issues. However, Tinius Olsen, a global manufacturer of materials testing machinery, recently helped a major producer of nonferrous investment castings automate materials testing and go paperless. The existing computer system wasn't user-friendly and didn't provide for automated data storage. The castings producer, a supplier to many aerospace/defense companies, upgraded to keep up with...


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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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