To bring forth or to yield. For example, farms produce fresh
vegetables. To manufacture or produce or create economic
goods. Natural products are also called
produce, e.g., fresh eggs are produce of poultry farm.
or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale; "he
introduced more efficient methods of production" 2: a presentation
for the stage or screen or radio or television; "have you seen the new
production of Hamlet?" 3: the act or process of producing something;
"Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous"; "the
production of white blood cells" 4: an artifact that has been created by
someone or some process; "they improve their product every year";
"they export most of their agricultural production" [syn: product] 5: (law)
the act of exhibiting in a court of law; "the appellate court demanded the
production of all documents" 6: the quantity of something (as a commodity)
that is created (usually within a given period of time); "production was
up in the second quarter" [syn: output, yield] 7: a display
that is exaggerated or unduly complicated; "she tends to make a big
production out of nothing" 8: the creation of value or wealth by
producing goods and services.
To make or process (a raw material) into a finished
product, especially by means of a large-scale industrial operation.
To make or process (a product), especially with the use
of industrial machines.
To create, produce, or turn out in a mechanical manner:
“His books seem to have been manufactured rather than composed” (Dwight
To concoct or invent; fabricate: manufacture
To make or process goods, especially in
large quantities and by means of industrial machines.
MANUFACTURING SYSTEM : It involves activities right
from inception of a product. Before a company decides to manufacture a product
it needs to do feasibility study, that involves market survey to assess acceptability.
Working out of manufacturing costs, overhead costs, suitability of location of
production unit, availability of raw material, transportation of raw and
finished goods, etc. is done.
Once a report is accepted, then
designing of product and its manufacturing processes are finalized. Quality
standards and checking procedures are defined. Plant layouts are prepared and
plant is constructed according to these layouts.
This entire system, spanning from
feasibility study till the finished goods are packed and delivered, is known as
manufacturing system. To sum up, manufacturing system involves: