horizontal integration

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Noun1.horizontal integration - absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in the same level of production and sharing resources at that level
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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In considering synergies, think about both horizontal and vertical integration.