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Payback

The length of time it takes to recover the initial cost of a project, without regard to the time value of money.

Payback

The length of time until an investment makes an amount of money equal to the original amount invested. It does not account for the time value of money. That is, the payback period differs from the break-even time, which accounts for inflation, interest, and so forth.
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Any statements contained in this press release that relate to prospective events or developments, including statements about paybacks from the use of our products, are deemed to be forward-looking statements.
Dow Chemical achieved a six-month payback for an energy
Pivetal achieved a six month payback, and millions of dollars
We're excited to join NCICU's Collaboration Initiative and to offer our innovative procure-through-pay programs to NCICU institutions," said Bob Wood, Managing Partner of Payback.
PayBack places a premium on the relationship between our buyers and suppliers, offering a unique opportunity to maximize value through the utilization of existing discount contracts and funded early-pay discounts.
Factors that could cause or contribute to differences include risks related to the implementation of the Payback for Playback program, risks related to MP3.