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James G. Bralla is a manufacturing consultant. He has been an Industry Professor at Polytechnic University in New York, Vice President - Operations for Alpha Metals, Inc., and has had a long career in manufacturing engineering and management. He is also the author of McGraw-Hill's Design for Excellence.