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an item such as a gearbox, steering wheel, etc. which is used in the assembly of another component or final product (such as a motorcar). See PARTS FAMILY CODING AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS, REPLACEMENT PARTS, ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT, AFTER-SALES SERVICE.
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Thus, by componentizing the Deepsouth device, an actual infringement of the patent did not occur until the buyer assembled the complete product outside the United States.
By automating repetitive tasks, componentizing standard jobs, pre-building and optimizing existing resources, BWIR enables its customers to achieve a competitive advantage through accelerated engineering productivity and faster time-to-market.
"It's almost more of an art than a science," Imrich explains, "to balance aggregation of content, to make it more compelling, with componentizing content through use of metadata, to make it more targeted."