manufacturing


manufacturing
noun
ADJECTIVE
large-scale, small-scale
industrial
heavy
labour-intensive/labor-intensive (esp. AmE)
computer-aided, computer-integrated, high-tech
metal, steel, etc.
cloth, cotton, textile, etc.
auto (esp. AmE), automotive (AmE), car (esp. BrE), motor (BrE), vehicle, etc.
chemical, drug, food, etc.
component, computer, etc.
MANUFACTURING + NOUN
business, company, enterprise, firm (esp. BrE), organization
division, facility, operation, plant, site, unit

The company set up a manufacturing operation in Lisbon.

side

He now works on the manufacturing side of the business.

base, industry, sector

the decline in the country's manufacturing base

area, centre/center, town (esp. BrE)
capability, capacity
output, production, productivity
costs
worker, workforce
employment, jobs
methods, process, system, techniques
technology
expertise

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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