Shop Fights Cancer: Getting Jobs in by Noon, Out by Six

Sanford, Florida-based .(dot)decimal has garnered a lot of publicity over the years for not only its significant contributions to fighting cancer and improving the lives of patients, but also for its extremely forward-thinking manufacturing operations. The shop conducts all its business on a completely digital, automated and Internet basis, allowing it to receive job orders before noon and ship them complete by 6:00 pm the same day.

While job orders come from 250 various hospitals and research facilities, in reality, .decimal's customers are actually the millions of cancer patients located worldwide undergoing critical radiation therapy. For all these individuals, chances for survival hinge on .decimal's custom-made devices machined to a patient's condition and particular prescribed type of radiation treatment.

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