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Germany's pursuit of manufacturing perfection and cooperation between management and labor have made it Europe's economic leader.
Watchmaker Ulrike Pohl is testing and adjusting assembled movements on computer-controlled timing machines in the adjustment section (called "reglage") of the timepiece manufactory, the so called "Chronometrie", of the enterprise Nomos Glashutte, taken on Thursday, May 26, 2012. Nomos is one of only a few watchmakers worldwide with the designation of manufactory. Christian Burkert/Special to The Washington Times.