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producer

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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.

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.
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Insurance companies should be aware that, whether they are responding to subpoenas as nonparties or issuing subpoenas on their own behalf, in the area where nonparties are most likely to incur significant costs--attorney's fees resulting from reviewing documents for responsiveness and privilege--there are arguments to be made that these costs should shift from producing parties to requesting parties.
The first is a method for producing ethanol not from corn kernels, but from the plant's stalk, roots and leaves, known as cellulosic material.
Many people said it was impossible to make art paper on big machines-you could only make it on small machines producing 60,000 tons/year," said Jarvela.
PB: Producing is perhaps not the most publicized filmmaking role.
The market subsidiary was obligated by contract to sell to unrelated persons any qualified gas from tight sands and coal seams bought from the producing subsidiary.
SMELTER--A facility that melts or fuses (as ore), often producing an accompanying chemical change usually to separate out the metal.
Then they hit the start button and the machines starts producing belts much faster than in the past.
The team then fed leaves from the transgenic plant, a normal plant, and a damaged one that was producing natural protease inhibitors to beet army worms, a foe of tobacco.
This decision prevented the taxpayer from freezing the bargain purchase price into its LIFO inventory layers and passing the higher cost of producing subsequent inventory items through cost of goods sold.
It determines how efficient manufacturers are in developing, implementing and producing ideas generated.