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Operating Company

A company that makes a good or provides a service that it then sells to customers or clients. An operating company contrasts with a holding company whose main function is to own other companies.

operating company

A business that engages in transactions with outsiders.
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When we looked at the treasury processes done by the operating companies, we identified opportunities to decrease costs and we helped them improve those processes," he said.
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Goldfarb will oversee the formation and launch of the new operating companies.
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Southern Company has implemented ESRI's enterprise geographic information system (GIS) to enable its five operating companies -- Alabama Power, Mississippi Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, and Savannah Electric -- to improve customer service, cost containment, and profitability.
com), a developer of Web-based systems that enable real-estate operating companies to decrease costs, today announced that Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) is now using its on-demand OpsBuyer suite to manage procurement, purchasing and payables operations in its multifamily communities.
SVXA's operating companies are required to develop cost effective models for conducting site recovery.
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