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Looking to The Future - September/October 1997

The article "Looking to The Future" appeared in the September/October 1997 issue of Gear Technology.

Economic times are good right now in America and in the gear industry. We're in the seventh year of an up cycle. The tough shake-outs of the 1980s and early 90s are over. Orders are up. Backlogs are at comfortable levels. We're looking at what promises to be the biggest, most successful trade show in the industry's history coming up in Detroit in October. The most pressing question on the immediate horizon seems to be "How long can the good times go on?"

economy, gear industry, Gear Expo, training, education

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