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General term used in the financial markets to refer to companies manufacturing, producing, or distributing goods and services.


Describing a company or economy that engages largely or exclusively in the manufacture of products. An industrial company, for example, makes a good, which it then sells either to retailers or directly to consumers. An industrial economy is characterized by having a disproportionate amount of its GDP growth in industrial companies and government agencies. See also: Industrial Revolution.
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The report shows that industrial and office markets of the United States have passed through one of the most trying periods in their economic history.
The near one percent decrease in vacancy percentage represents 15 million square feet becoming occupied, which is the entire size of the Austin, Texas industrial inventory.
I have worked steadily in industrials since the 1970s," Casey points out.
Madison Avenue Handbook, a resource guide to producers of industrials, is available in the business division, Main Branch, New York Public Library.
The most recent changes in the industrial average were made in May 1991, when Caterpillar Inc.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average isn't a `hot stock' index, after all, and we believe that stability of composition enhances the trust that many people have in the industrial average.
The Industrial Application Server Runtime License for Single-Node Implementation enables Wonderware's VAR and OEM customers to install functionally complete Wonderware applications on a single PC using single-node operating environments such as the Microsoft Windows XP Professional operating system and Microsoft SQL Server Personal Edition.
The Wonderware Industrial Application Server enables significant cost reductions in the areas of designing, building, deploying and maintaining industrial software applications.
Providing unprecedented scalability across the widest range of applications, Industrial Application Server 2.
The Industrial Application Server integrates with and adds value to customers' existing systems.
Responding to the water-quality and regulatory needs of industrial companies, Stormwater Management tailored the StormFilter to remove industrial pollutants and began testing the success of the solution," said David Pollock, CEO of Stormwater Management Inc.

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