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Thankful to be in the Machining World

Why does a kid living in shorts and a t-shirt in the Bahamas attract multi-billions of dollars to invest in cryptocurrency, while the machining world is auctioning off Haases and Davenports because they can’t find enough people to run them? The Sam Bankman-Fried story fascinates me, perhaps because it is

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Buying the Bones

Two clients in the machining business. One is going up for auction soon. The other hopes to sell for $10M. Both are family businesses run

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An Offer Too Good to Refuse

Everyday, Graff-Pinkert runs into a myriad of excuses why people won’t purchase a used machine tool from us. Maybe they don’t have the work. Maybe

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Boys to Men

How do boys grow into men?  I am no expert, but I have two grown sons and two grandsons. I am happy about them all,

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