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Raw material

Materials a manufacturer converts into a finished product.

raw material

The goods used in the manufacture of a product. For example, a furniture manufacturer is likely to have raw materials such as hardware, lumber, and metal tubing on hand. Raw material is carried as an inventory item in the current assets section of a firm's balance sheet.
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In spite of continued efforts to minimize the effects of supply chain challenges and continuing raw material price increases in the ink industry, Siegwerk USA and Canada's wide web packaging ink division is forced to announce price increases for ink products containing Violet 23 or titanium dioxide effective April 1, 2011.
SDI's Brady points out that one big advantage his company has against integrated steel mills is that integrateds typically sign longer-term contracts for their raw materials.
In addition to the management of raw materials and the downstream handling of mixed product, there is that all important factor, chemistry.
The mill has received permission to install a rail link for deliveries of wood and coal; currently, all of its raw materials arrive by truck.
Although all these grades constitute waste paper, they are not interchangeable as raw materials to make new paper products.
If it has compromised the quality of the raw material in any way, reject same.
steel makers have been able to avoid these price increases because they own much of their own raw material infeed.
The report refers to several natural raw materials that have growth potential.
Fuller pointed out that this type of cooperative fiber raw material research has been successful in the past.
With ferrous raw material prices reaching record highs and availability becoming more scarce, metalcasters and raw material suppliers have a lot to talk about.
In TAM 9405005, a manufacturer of various products had originally adopted the specific goods LIFO method in 1939, but only with respect to raw materials, including the raw material content of work-in-process and finished goods.