Horizontal Expansion

Horizontal Expansion

Growth of a company in which it purchases new facilities, tools and/or other assets to increase the volume of the product it makes. That is, horizontal expansion allows a company to make more of a product, but does not diversify its product line or the company's place in the supply chain.
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The sector is currently carrying out many works in the field of horizontal expansion and projects at the level of the sea, including projects to replace and renovate bridges and canals and rehabilitation of canals with investments amounting to (337) million pounds, while the work of projects to replace and renovate and cover and rehabilitation of canals valued at 262 ) one million pound.
Planning for additional growth, the facility required our team to develop a master plan that required any horizontal expansion to also support future vertical expansion - in this case, five future patient floors above the new Emergency Department.
Environ Adapt's strategy is to expand Dawar's scope, not only to serve as a reporting tool for the residents, but also to include a horizontal expansion in terms of its scope of services.
It said that parcels of land where jail facilities are constructed are limited and construction or horizontal expansion of buildings is not possible.
But even in the unlikely case that the government endorses a horizontal expansion of the landfill as early as next week, the works would require four to five months - meaning they would be done by late September at the earliest, Kazmouz said.
He was of the view that horizontal expansion of the city should be stopped and the slum areas of the city should be developed.
He also said that further horizontal expansion of the city must be stopped and the slum areas of the city should be developed.
He affirmed that this is "most important future vision for the government" that will be implemented very soon, with the location in northern Kuwait as investors "will be invited to have new cities in the country." He also shed light on the importance that there will be a horizontal expansion of land, as well as the "liberalization" of the land and finding "alternative housing techniques." Also with the majority of Kuwait's population under the age of 35, he said there is an expectation that there will be "a huge demand in the near future and we have to be ready for that.
He said vertical expansion was necessary and horizontal expansion of the city must be curbed through different strategies, change of bylaws, easing out process of NOC for construction, better traffic management, making every case process time bound etc.
'We are also focusing on horizontal expansion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan especially the value added cotton.
He said, we are also focusing on horizontal expansion in KP and Balochistan especially the value added cotton like Organic or BCI.
Head of the horizontal expansion sector in the ministry eng.