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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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Of or related to companies engaged in the manufacture of products. The word also can refer to firms engaged in distribution. For example, Sears is classified as an industrial company for purposes of calculating the Dow Jones Averages, but it is included as a retailer rather than as an industrial in Fortune magazine's annual survey of America's largest firms.
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Two more enterprises are planned to be launched in the Sumgayit Chemical Industrial Park in the second half of 2019.
He emphasised that development work was going on at a swift pace and Prime Minister Imran Khan would inaugurate the Allama Iqbal Industrial City in September this year.
On this occasion, other plot holding industrialists also expressed their resolve for establishment of industrial units in the zone soon.
CNH Industrial Capital (India) Private Limited is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of CNH Industrial N.V.
Mohammad Naveed Senior Vice President and Nisar Mirza Vice President ICCI thanked the representatives of PIEDMC for briefing local business community about investment opportunities in Punjab's industrial estates.
He said that PIEDMC has good expertise in developing industrial estates and it should help ICCI in identifying land for new industrial estate for Potohar Region.
In total, CNH Industrial issued some 1.35bn common shares to the two companies' shareholders, as well as some 474m special voting shares.
It features key points that reflect the state of this sector, such as the change in the number of industrial units between 2004 and 2010, the change in the gross capital invested in this sector across the UAE distributed across the same period, as well as the change in the size of the industrial labour force, along with the future forecasts for the growth and development in the manufacturing sector during the period 2011-2017.
But long before we sample the Chicken McNuggets, fries, and 10-gallon sodas his family devours driving away from the pick-up window, Pollan has introduced us to the empires of petroleum and corn lying at the base of our modern industrial food chain.
Despite more than 950,000 s/f being absorbed during the fourth quarter of 2006 alone, the Northern and Central New Jersey overall industrial availability rate increased from 8.5% in the third quarter to 8.7% by yearend.
The industrial food industry takes advantage of this quandary.
March 5-7--Industrial Minerals Association-North America and the National Industrial Sand Association Industrial Technology Workshop, Belleview Biltmore Resort, Clearwater, Fla.

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