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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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Last year, the operating companies realized they could drive the process by putting a business development person at each operating company.
Goldfarb will oversee the formation and launch of the new operating companies.
Best has developed specific guidelines for each operating company of a group and all operating companies combined.
With annual revenues of $32 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand.
OpsTechnology develops software that saves money for real estate operating companies by improving their ability to manage and standardize Procurement, Purchasing and Payables functions.
Southern Company invests in the continuing operation of existing GIS environments at its various operating companies," said David Breland, enterprise GIS (E-GIS) lead, Southern Company.
SVXA's operating companies are well structured, relying on a foundation going back more than 25 years to a core team of explorers, divers, historians and marine archaeologists.
Paul Bonavia has extensive experience in the industry and is well qualified to lead the operating companies of our business in this new unit," he said.
The company provides design and management services in the transportation, facilities, and environmental markets through a group of operating companies.
Under the terms of that offering, the issuers of the Exchangeable Notes have the right to effect an exchange of these notes for new notes issued by Express' operating companies upon completion of the expansion.
Using our knowledge of real estate and capital markets we can identify opportunities to place venture capital with operating companies that are in some way real estate related.
As a result of Unilever's decision to set up one single operating company in each country, it was also decided in the Netherlands to combine the three existing operating companies.