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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.
Though carmakers balked at first, they began producing smaller cars with more efficient engines.
Smelter--Device that melts or fuses (as ore), often producing an accompanying chemical change to separate the metal.
elastica, the species producing the lowest molecular weight in vivo, made rubber, in vitro, of twice the molecular weight of that produced by H.
After its arrival at the ethanol refinery, the corn is mashed, producing a gooey soup.
Producing up to 20 vats of cheese per day, a third milk silo was added to accommodate more milk.
The region's cool climate provides optimum conditions for producing lighter-bodied whites.
The researchers referred to these elusive cells as "natural interferon producing cells" or "NIPCs." Interferons are proteins rapidly generated in virus-infected cells and they suppress infection by interfering with viral replication in neighboring cells.
Fuel cells themselves are stackable flat plates, each one producing about one volt.
Five hundred tonnes of barley produces an equivalent of 20 barrels, at 205 litres per barrel, of whiskey, half of which would go into producing iced spirits, or coolers.
(2) Antibodies might also be able to prevent mother-to-infant transmission -- without the side effects or potential toxicities of antiretrovirals, without the risk of producing drug-resistant virus, and possibly without requiring the mothers to avoid breast feeding.
Thus the Sisyphean task of producing the series began.