ancillary operation

ancillary operation

an operation in which material or plant is being cleaned, prepared or put away, where the work performed does not result in added value to the material or plant. For example, the time spent setting up or cleaning a machine contributes to the smooth running of the production presses even though it does not contribute directly to the manufacture of the product. See MAINTENANCE, SETUP TIME.
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This will be an entirely ancillary operation to the main production brewing business and encompass a permanent area of approximately 20% of the total floor space available and operate outside of general business hours.
Primary coal deposits that can be accessed from the surface may exist adjacent to these tips and, where feasible, will be mined as an ancillary operation.
Hume said that may mean lawyers who are engaging in ancillary businesses are not disclosing to clients their interest in that ancillary operation.
He is a 50% shareholder along with Gooss in an ancillary operation that, among other things, specializes in pitting cherries and plums for further-processors that are primarily in the yogurt and ice cream industries.
CORA is receiving widespread acceptance as the industry leader in control room automation, ancillary operation, and engineering productivity improvement.
Contract award notice: Three-year service of bus cleaning, Auxiliary vehicles, Fixed installations and offices of apam exercise spa and ancillary operations.
Excluding the fuel center business, other ancillary operations saw margins rise 6 basis points.
The principal is the person on whose behalf the Transport Agreement shall be concluded and shall be performed its ancillary operations and the consignor is the person who undertakes to conclude on his own behalf and on behalf of the principal, the transport agreement.
as senior vice president and chief operating officer, a new position charged with direct oversight of ready mixed, aggregate and ancillary operations in New York and New Jersey, Texas and Oklahoma, and California.
With headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and ancillary operations in San Francisco, California, SKY Leasing has over USD250 million of initial equity capital available to provide sale/lease-back financing solutions globally to commercial airlines seeking to lease young mid-life Boeing and Airbus aircraft.
As the Senior Operating Executive at Disney, Lee led a team of 40,000 Cast Members and was responsible for the operations of 20 resort hotels, 4 theme parks, 2 water parks, a shopping & entertainment village and the ESPN sports and recreation complex in addition to the ancillary operations which supported the number one vacation destination in the world.
Ancillary operations at JJ Engineering include drilling, milling, pitch-feed tapping, riveting, resistance welding, CO2 and programmable robotic welding and component assembly operations together with sub contracted finishing operations such as electro-phoretic painting, powder coating, anodising, polishing and electro plating.