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vertical integration

- The merging of companies that are within the chain of companies that handle a single item from raw material production to retail sale.
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Noun1.vertical integration - absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in all aspects of a product's manufacture from raw materials to distribution
consolidation, integration - the act of combining into an integral whole; "a consolidation of two corporations"; "after their consolidation the two bills were passed unanimously"; "the defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them"
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Cooltech is an Apple-licensed partner and reseller that operates as a vertically integrated company combining a diverse distribution business with a growing retail footprint under its OneClick branded stores.
an Apple licensed partner and reseller that operates as a vertically integrated company combining a diverse distribution business with a growing retail footprint under its OneClick branded stores.
Bachoco is a vertically integrated company headquartered in Celaya, Guanajuato located in Central Mexico.
JSC Russian Railways, as one of the three largest transport companies in the world, is a vertically integrated company, both managing infrastructure and operating freight and passenger train services.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Ormat Technologies Inc (NYSE: ORA), a leading geothermal company and the only vertically integrated company solely engaged in geothermal and recovered energy generation, has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Southern California Public Power Authority.
Enerjisa operates as a vertically integrated company, which is involved in generation, wholesale/trading and retail distribution activities.
Founded in 2003, the vertically integrated company manufactures wood components at a 100,000-square-foot factory in China, which are shipped to the 200,000-square-foot assembly and warehouse plant in Chicago.
Bashkirenergo is still a vertically integrated company, including generation, distribution and transmission.
We are a vertically integrated company which enables us to trace every product from the raw material through to the finished product.

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