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Japan's Yamato to offer 3-D printing service

Logistics group adds minifactory to high-tech Tokyo warehouse

Yamato's huge Haneda Chronogate logistics terminal in Tokyo has become a tourist attraction of sorts.

TOKYO -- Yamato Holdings, no stranger to delivering goods, will try its hand at making them at a facility here equipped with 3-D printers.

The Japanese logistics company says its new contract manufacturing business will roughly halve the time between order placement and delivery for medical and other products.

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