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City group hears of provincialism, earnestness of the Swiss - Nooganomics. Local economy & free markets
print Andreas Bruhwiler emigrated from Switzerland to Dalton, Ga., in to launch in 2003 a company that makes coatings, coverings and industrial rollers. Mr. Bruhwiler and his wife, Daniele, have had to make many adjustments in their lives to account for quarrels in national character. Mr. Bruhwiler spoke Thursday to business people at a Chamber International Business Council meeting in Chattanooga. His comparison to the Swiss as coconuts and Americans as peaches suggests how relationships among Swiss are deeper and more durable than are Americans’, and how American friendliness may have at center an unyielding pit. The Swiss are like