Ramp Down


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Ramp Down

Informal; to reduce operations in anticipation of declining demand. For example, a toy store may ramp down its operations by buying fewer toys from its wholesaler immediately after the Christmas season, when people are less likely to buy toys in large quantities. See also: Seasonality.
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UMC management expects revenue from PHS to ramp down rapidly following the discontinuation of business placement.
Afterward it had to undertake two suites of ramp up and ramp down experiments.
Ramp down costs include such expenses related to the transfer of inventory, the reallocation of transportation fleet and warehousing equipment, and employee transition costs.
UMC management expects revenue from MRMC to ramp down rapidly following the discontinuation of claims placements.
In view of Nokia's existing small presence in CDMA2000, we do not believe that Nokia's decision to ramp down will have any impact on the continued growth of CDMA2000 or any adverse effect on QUALCOMM," said Steve Altman, president of QUALCOMM.
AMD will ramp down 200mm manufacturing in the second half of 2007, with preparation already underway for the ramp of 300mm wafers on 65nm process technology at Fab 38 by the end of 2007.
After that it had to undertake two types of ramp up and ramp down experiments.
The news follows the announcement that the Naval Air Depot, or NADEP, will lose a further 1,000 positions as its operations ramp down over the next year due to the loss of Naval aircraft based in the area.
The market response to Capstone Quarters has been excellent, and now we're nearing the point where we can ramp down our sales operations as we continue our focus on managing the development for our owners.
As this competition ramps up, California cannot afford to ramp down on the foundational subject of Algebra.
Pioneered by Heller, a flexible machining system strategy allows manufacturers to ramp up and debug production cost-effectively, change to a transfer system as production increases, and just as economically ramp down production as the product life winds down.