A Strong Recovery?

You may not feel it yet, but the U. S. economy is springing to life. The signs are appearing across the country. Ask LTX Corp. President Graham C. C. Miller in Westwood, Mass. Last year was tough for his $143 million maker of microchip testers, as operating profits tumbled $17.4 million into the red. But in the most recent quarter, sales soared 38%, and profits rose to $3 million. Now, the company is adding new employees. "It snapped back very quickly for us," says Miller.

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