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The ART OF CAPTURING VALUEThe owners of Elmet Technologies anticipated the impact of off-shore manufacturing in low labor cost regions and the “green movement” of consumers on its core business (manufacturing incandescent lighting filaments). In doing so, they leveraged their intellectual property in exotic refractory metals to transform it into a leading developer of advanced engineered components for hight growth markets.

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