multiplant

multiplant

(ˈmʌltɪˌplɑːnt)
adj
comprising or involving more than one plant
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Meanwhile, Ann Markusen (11) believes that the most suitable spatial pattern for industries like shipbuilding is a "sticky place." According to her, the maritime cluster should be defined as a satellite platform type characterized by the branch facilities of externally based multiplant firms.
On the other hand, the multiplant layers greenspace (semi-natural and artificial) can increase the overall vegetation cover, thus contributing to conservation of biological diversity in urban area (Tzoulas et al., 2007).
The main result of this competition is an equilibrium at which the banking system acts as a multiplant monopolist, zeroing firms profit unless firms collude and place the overall interaction in the context of bilateral monopoly.
"Companies that are rolling out OEE as a multiplant initiative can utilize this approach as a platform for future digital operations management, process improvement and support programs."
[18], who studied the problem of annual production in a beverage company (soft drinks and beers), considering a multiplant environment, the seasonality of demand, and other particularities of this company, for example, permitting final item transferences between plants.
Studies of multiplant operations have found evidence of cost savings, which is consistent with the presence of economies of scope (and perhaps also economies of scale).
(24.) A particular case occurs if a complete plant of a multiplant company is closed and substituted for foreign intermediate inputs.
The End-of-Life Plastics-to-Diesel (ELPD) facility is the first of a multiplant project that will be established across sites in the UK.
Though Recurrent Energy's project would be the largest single solar facility in Texas, CPS Energy in San Antonio is planning a multiplant project that would dwarf it in total capacity.
Thus, the analysis here combines single-plant firms with multiplant firms.