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As smart factories pop up, DMG Mori is ready to supply the tools

Japanese machine maker sharpens efficiency through pandemic

A DMG Mori factory in Poland: The company's multiaxis machine tools can handle multiple tasks at once. (Photo courtesy of DMG Mori)

NAGOYA, Japan -- "Show me again how that last drill moved," a voice from the other side of the screen says, peering at the machine from another country.

The speaker is a purchasing manager at a customer of one of the world's top machine tool suppliers, Japan's DMG Mori. The place is the company's Iga plant southwest of here, a part of Japan known for its ninja tradition.

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