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Machine Tools

Machine Tools I HAVE read your note "Machine Tools: Diversification and Export Orientation" (January 10, p 66). The main purpose for which Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association sponsored the All-India Machine Tool Exhibition was to acquaint foreign machine tool dealers of the ability and capacity of Indian machine tool manufacturers to make machine tools of quality. Many a time it was found by Indian exporters of machine tools that they were unable to convince dealers in Western countries about the capacity of Indian manufacturers to manufacture machine tools at all. Often, when representatives of machine tool manufacturers tried to sell machine tools in these countries, they were confronted with the query whether India was really capable of manufacturing machine tools or whether we were merely assembling them out of imported components.

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