We also lease office space in various other locations throughout the world primarily for research and development
and sales and technical support.
We believe our present facilities are adequate for our current needs, although the process of upgrading our facili-
ties to meet technological and market requirements is expected to continue. New manufacturing facilities, in general,
can be developed and become operational within approximately nine to eighteen months should we require such addi-
For a description of our legal proceedings, see Part II, Item 8, Note 5 in our Notes to Consolidated Financial
Statements, which is incorporated by reference in response to this item.
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