Manufacturing is the use of tools, machines and labor to produce goods for sale or use. It may refer to various human activities ranging from handicraft to high tech, but is most commonly applied to industrial production where raw materials are transformed into finished goods.

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Transportation and Logistics
Hotels and Lodging

Full form of kot in hotel industry?

KOT, Keep on Track. KOT, Kitchen Order Ticket (hotel industry)


Where can you get an ISI - Indian Standards Institute - mark for your product?

Histological staining is often used to provide visibility into specific biological tissues. This technique can help us to better conduct molecular biology research. Creative Bioarray provides a series of histological staining methods and related products to help our clients achieve the best dyeing purposes.


Which is the world's largest fmcg company?

According to Forbes 2009 rating (category Food, Drink & Tobacco):



Kraft Foods



Anheuser-Busch InBev

Philip Morris International

Japan Tobacco

Food & Cooking
Waste and Recycling

What is baking paper made of?

== High density paper treated with acid == Baking paper (Vegetable parchment) is made using high density paper (made from regular wood sources) that goes through an acid treatment. The result is strong, non-stick and heat-resistant. Silicone and other oil-based coatings are sometimes added to make it non-stick.

It is also good for easy clean up, it is not just for baking you can use it to line a basket to put food in at parties


Can you suggest name of engineering company?

  • Global Engineering
  • TriEn
  • EngCorp
  • Best Engineers

Before using any of proposals please check if they are not registered already.

Animal Life

What is made from animal fat?

all types of stuff gummy bears are made of pig fat bird food is also and much more


Gummy bears are made with gelatin or apple pectin. Gelatin comes from the collagen in animal bones, not from animal fat.Animal fat is sometimes used to make soap or candles.

Home Appliances

Who are the largest home appliance manufacturers?










(Note: Haier may remain unheard of to many people but it is indeed the largest home appliance maker in the world.)

Industries and Professions

What are Mexico's largest industries and the products they manufacture?

In terms of importance, Mexican industries include:

  1. Construction: 22.4%
  2. Mining: 19.8%
  3. Food and Beverages: 15.0%
  4. Chemical products including oil, coal, plastics and non-minerals: 11.6%
  5. Transport Equipment (aerospace, motor vehicles): 9.4%
  6. Utilities (electricity, gas and water): 5.3%
  7. Metallic products (iron, steel): 4.7%
  8. Machinery and equipment: 2.1%
  9. Computer Equipment: 2.0%
  10. Clothing and Textiles: 1.9%
  11. Electric engines and equipment: 1.5%
  12. Other manufacturing industries: 1.3%
  13. Paper: 1.1%
  14. Furniture: 0.6%
  15. Wood and timber (non-forestry): 0.5%
  16. Leather products: 0.4%
  17. Printing and related industries: 0.4%

All these activities add up to 34.1% of Mexico's Gross Domestic Product - the percentage dedicated to industrial activities - or US$759.4 billion out of a total GDP of US$2,227 billion for 2015 (PPP).

Among the many types of industry and the products they manufacture, Mexico includes the following, with some representative companies:

  • Food and Beverages - Grupo Bimbo, Sigma Alimentos, Coca-Cola FEMSA.
  • Construction - Cemex, Empresas ICA, CICSA
  • Aerospace - Bombardier Aerospace Mexico, Honeywell Aerospace.
  • Electronics - LG Electronics Mexico, Flextronics Manufacturing, GE Mexico.
  • Tobacco - British American Tobacco Mexico, Philip Morris de Mexico.
  • Chemicals - Pemex Gas y Petroquimica Basica, Cemex, Alpek.
  • Iron and Steel - Altos Hornos de Mexico, Grupo Acerero del Norte.
  • Petroleum - Petroleos Mexicanos.
  • Biotechnology - Bayer de Mexico, Genomma Lab Internacional.
  • Mining - Grupo Mexico, Hylsamex, Industrias Peñoles.
  • Shipbuilding - Bender Shipbuilding, Servicios Navales e Industriales.
  • Electricity - Comision Federal de Electricidad.
  • Defense Products - Navistar International, Textron, Airbus Helicopters.
  • Textiles - Grupo Kaltex, Grupo Industrial Cierres Ideal, Almidones Mexicanos.
  • Clothing - Controladora Milano, Nike de Mexico, Yale de Mexico.
  • Motor vehicles and parts - General Motors de Mexico, Chrysler de Mexico.
  • Computers - HP de Mexico, Inditex Mexico, Toshiba Mexico.
  • Consumer Durables - Industrias Marino, Grupo Mabe.

Note: some of these industries are subsidiaries of foreign companies (for example, Hewlett-Packard Mexico) but these assemble or manufacture products for such brands in Mexican soil. These are commonly known as maquiladoras.

Arts and Crafts

What is furnace glass?

Italian glass blowing techniques such as latticinio and zanfirico are adapted here to make beads. Furnace glass uses large decorated canes built up out of smaller canes, encased in clear glass and then extruded to form the beads with linear and twisting stripe patterns. No air is blown into the glass. These beads require a large scale glass furnace and annealing (glass) kiln for manufacture.

Airplanes and Aircraft

What is the name of airbus' parent company?

Airbus is a subsidiary of European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS).

In July 2013, EADS accounced that the corporation was renaming to 'Airbus Industries', to make it's primary business more obvious.

Food Spoilage
Food Safety

Which food have no expiry date?

Sugar and honey.

First Aid

What is the best way to remove fiberglass from your skin?

AnswersDuct tape. The hair may go away too, so be warned. Take a piece of duct tape and place it on the skin and it will stick to the fiberglass fibers that are still above the skin. Remove the duct tape and the glass goes with it. If the fiberglass has worked its way below the skins surface, nothing can be done.

Take a hot shower, not too hot as this will make your pores swell, you only want them to open. Then, take a piece of pantyhose and gently wipe your skin . This should help pull the glass out. A good rinsing after. Do not rub or scratch it . This will drive it further in . To prevent the fiberglass from getting you to begin with, buy some Invisible Glove it is a hand cream that will dry up and keep it from getting into your skin. It can be purchased at most auto paint supplies or at Ace Hardware Stores or search online.

My husband has been a yacht builder for over 30 years and he's had to deal with this all that time. Take a good cup of Epsom Salts and add some boiling water to it. Then run a bath with WARM water, add the dissolved Epsom Salts in it and soak for 20 minutes to 1/2 hour (not bubble bath, just plain Epsom Salts.) Get up and shower after the bath. Towel off. My uncle would use epsom salts to draw out steel slivers from his hands when he worked for a steel mill. If you find you have a rash on your face or any part of your body that shows then use Lanocaine (topical ointment) and the red will fade.


What is a platen in Plastic manufacturing?

The platen is the part of a machine that one half of a mold attaches to. The mold is normally created in two halves.

In plastic manufacturing injection molding, each mold half is bolted, clamped, attached to one platen. One platen is normally a fixed or non movable and the movable one slides on Tie Bars that go through the four corners of the platen.

Germany in WW2
SR-71 Blackbird

Who is the owner of Lockheed Martin?

Lockheed Martin (LMT) is a publicly-traded corporation with thousands of shareholders.

Like most large public corporations, the majority of shares are held by mutual funds.

The largest single shareholder (with about 21%) is State Street Global Advisors, for its ETFs.

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Use mass production in a sentence?

Mass production is a good way to lower costs of manufacturing process.


Who makes Volatile Corrosion Inhibitors?

If you go to you will find the following list with all manafacturer I know of

This list is however only indicative of people active in selling VCI finished product. There are chemical companies that specifically develop VCI's such as Pentakem in South Africa, Cortec in USA, Daubert, Viba in Italy, C.P.T. in the UK etc. there are many more but you have to be careful of the technology as many companies used ancient dangerous VCI's from the 1940's. Pentakem, C.P.T. & Cortec are actively developing all the time.


Is linen the same as cotton?


Linen is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant.
Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber, which can be used to make other textiles.

However, although linen cannot be technically made of cotton, cotton in a linen weave can be loosely referred to as linen.

United States of America
United States

Which is the largest manufacturing city in US?


US Civil War
History of the United States

Prior to 1850 what was the main reason the north developed an economy increasingly based on manufacturing while the south continued to rely on an economy based on agriculture?

In the South, the effect of the cotton-gin on the production of short-staple cotton, so profitable that Southerners felt they didn't need to develop any other industries.

In the North, technical advance and big immigrations from Europe, encouraging the factory way of life, where slavery was not needed.

Mechanical Engineering

What is the other name for ASTM-A36 Hot Rolled Steel?


Gold and Precious Metals

Is aluminum harder than gold?

Aluminum is slightly harder than gold.

In a way yes and in a way NO. It depends on the purity and the age of both metals. Pure gold - 24 carats is far softer than aluminum or aluminium, whereas 9 carat gold which is an alloy of gold and other metals may be harder.

You also need to consider what happens to aluminum when it is exposed to the air and over time will deteriorate as it is chemically corroded and ages. It softens and loses its strength. Gold does not corrode, it does not deteriorate - it is classed as a noble metal. So long term gold is stronger, harder than aluminum. Aluminum is used in overhead power lines, airplanes etc., gold would be more efficient at transmitting electricity, but it would be useless to construct an airplane.

Math and Arithmetic
Mechanical Engineering

How much does 1 inch thick 96 x 120 inches steel weigh?

in carbon steel it will weigh 3,267.2 lbs.

For weight of we have to know:-

1. volume (in cubic centimeter)

2. density

so now

1 inch = 2.54 cm

96 inch = 96*2.54=243.84

120 inch = 120*2.54=304.8


volume=(2.54*243.84*304.8)=188779 cubic cm

density = 7.8g/cm3 (varies based on alloying element from 7.8 to 8.05)

now mass= density*volume

m= 7.8*176980.29=1472476.022 gram= 1472.5 kg=3246.25 lbs (depends on density)


Where is posco steel plant mangaon?

it is in raigad district - maharashtra

Farm Crops

What is a knitting wool coil?


Farm Crops

Name of a checked cotton fabric?



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