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Ramp Down

Informal; to reduce operations in anticipation of declining demand. For example, a toy store may ramp down its operations by buying fewer toys from its wholesaler immediately after the Christmas season, when people are less likely to buy toys in large quantities. See also: Seasonality.
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7 in Brookwood laid off 194 earlier this year when it, too, ramped down its production.
Production from our central asset locations is also being ramped down, particularly our subsea fields which require long lead-time for effective shut-ins.'
With one trolley packer unavailable, the throughput rating of the other packer is insufficient; therefore the filler speed needs to be ramped down to compensate for this packing capacity shortfall.