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producer

or

manufacturer

a business which is engaged in making consumer goods and capital goods using factor inputs such as raw materials, labour and capital. See VALUE ADDED.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

producer

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supplier

the basic producing-supplying unit of economic theory. In economic theory, a producing unit is usually a FIRM, although government organizations also produce goods and services.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
References in classic literature ?
He was [29] meant--we see it in the variety, the high level both of matter and style, the animation, the gravity, of one after another of these thoughts--on religion, on poetry, on politics in the highest sense; on their most abstract principles, and on the authors who have given them a personal colour; on the genius of those authors, as well as on their concrete works; on outlying isolated subjects, such as music, and special musical composers--he was meant, if people ever are meant for special lines of activity, for the best sort of criticism, the imaginative criticism; that criticism which is itself a kind of construction, or creation, as it penetrates, through the given literary or artistic product, into the mental and inner constitution of the producer, shaping his work.
Production of Short Narrative Cinematic Projects: On Their Way (Director: Omar Rammal; Producer: Leen Awad), Rubber Washer (Director: Hadi Shatat; Producer: Omar Kamal Abu Shanab), Truce (Director: Saleh Al khataybeh; Producer: Sa'ed Arouri), Cadence of the Valley (Director: Rama Obeid; Producer: Ibrahim Yacoub), Arnoos (Director: Samer Battikhi; Producer: Aya Wuhoush), Hemingway (Director: Ghaith Al-Adwan; Producer: Amer Halasa), The Way Home (Director: Layan Nairoukh; Producer: Maya Talhouni), Tala'vision (Director: Murad Abu Eisheh; Producers: Jude Kawwa, Esther Busch, Gabriel Waldvoge, Philipp M.
Association of Dairy Producers of GradiA!ka municipality (UPMG), which gathers more than 60 local producers, is marking its 10th anniversary.
Tribune News Network Doha THE Doha Film Institute (DFI) is launching an intensive Producers' Lab that will mentor emerging talent from the region through a six-day workshop covering diverse aspects of producing films.
For assistance with hiring and training producers, The National Alliance Research Academy regularly conducts its "Producer Profile" study, which surveys P&C insurance producers from across the country.
Do producers who expect their operations to grow treat their businesses differently than other producers do?
Agencies need a detailed plan when bringing on new producers. Here are the key steps for hiring and training producers.
Only 20 percent of producers age 50 or older have a succession plan in place (Figure 7; click to enlarge).
Heart Distribution has launched a brand new initiative to help small producers grow their businesses.
Edmundo Medrano, vice chairman and president of Producers Bank, said in a statement that, with 81 operating branches plus 22 soon-to-open branches, Producers Bank now has the largest branch network among stand-alone thrift banks or those not affiliated with large banking groups.
Most agencies have regular sales meetings where producers report on their prospecting activity.