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Equipment

Tangible assets that are peripheral to a company's operations but are nonetheless necessary. Equipment is generally moveable and may be more or less expensive than other equipment. Trucks to transport materials and toilet paper for customer bathrooms are both examples of equipment.

equipment

Fixed assets that are acquired as additions or supplements to more permanent assets. Equipment includes lighting fixtures in a building, for example. Equipment, unlike real estate, is generally moveable.

equipment

small items of capital such as a hand drill or screwdriver which are used to produce goods. See PLANT, MACHINERY, CAPITAL STOCK, FIXED ASSET.
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Jones Day has been pleased to assist Equip for Equality in such an important effort to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities in Illinois," said Mark Rotatori, a partner with Jones Day who oversaw Jones Day's contributions to the development of the Blueprint.
About Equip for Equality Equip for Equality is a private, not-for-profit entity designated in 1985 by the Governor to administer the federally mandated protection and advocacy system for safeguarding the rights of people with physical and mental disabilities in Illinois.
And their years of experience as journalists has allowed them to create a new editorial style for Equip that's as fresh and bold as the products covered.
Each team will develop a vision of how it would like the early- childhood system in its community or state to look," said Julie Levine, EQUIP project director.
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Department of Justice program to train and equip El Salvador's 18,000-member National Police of 1998-2004.