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producer

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manufacturer

a business which is engaged in making consumer goods and capital goods using factor inputs such as raw materials, labour and capital. See VALUE ADDED.

producer

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supplier

the basic producing-supplying unit of economic theory. In economic theory, a producing unit is usually a FIRM, although government organizations also produce goods and services.
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These actors, agents, directors, producers, executives, lawyers, and distributors wield considerable power when it comes to green-lighting multimillion-dollar projects or influencing decisions related to theatrical releases, television shows, and other forms of filmed entertainment.
Multiple-award winner Marshall Herskovitz, whose producing credits range from ``The Last Samurai'' to television's ``thirtysomething,'' has been elected president of the Producers Guild of America, it was announced Monday.
In my Marcia 2006 Best's Review column, "No Time to Spare," I talked about the sales habits of the top producers in the industry.
New financing options: More investors and international financial institutions become involved as producers seek alternatives to debt.
Since he started producing in Sudbury, Hawes has been in contact with several producers in California, including Disney, Fox Kids and MTV.
In a few years, in fact, "non-Norscan" producers will account for the majority of market pulp shipments.
Because an oversupply of emulsion (E-SBR) is flooding world markets, its producers face a daunting task of survival.
Gary Beach talks about dancing in gowns, playing Der Fuhrer, and keeping it gay in The Producers
Some resin producers say they're getting the full 7[cent] on these earlier increases, except for HDPE injection and blow molding grades, which went up only 6[cent].
All My Children," Jean Dadario Burke, executive producer; Heidi Adam, Lisa Connor, Ginger Smith, supervising producers (ABC)
In December, some producers received just seven cents per pound--meaning they got about $18 for a hog that cost about $100 to raise.
After Sullivan and Disney finally milked all the drama it could out of Road to Avonlea, the wily Emily producers saw a hole in the market and the CBC prime-time schedule.