manufacture vs manufacturer : Common Errors in English

About manufacture vs manufacturer

When your company makes stuff, it manufactures it; but the company itself is a manufacturer. Both in speech and writing the final R is often omitted from the latter word.

manufacture Meaning(s)

  • (n) the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
  • (n) the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
  • (v) put together out of artificial or natural components or parts
  • (v) make up something artificial or untrue
  • (v) produce naturally
  • (v) create or produce in a mechanical way

manufacturer Meaning(s)

  • (n) a business engaged in manufacturing some product
  • (n) someone who manufactures something

manufacture in News

  1. Boeing, TXT Get V-22 Osprey Order

    The Boeing Company and Textron Inc. have received a five-year modification contract worth $4.9 billion for the manufacture of 99 V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Top Aircraft Engine Builder Relies on GF AgieCharmilles for Precision Milling

    LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – MTU Aero Engines, a leader in the manufacture of commercial and military aircraft engines, recently opened a new Center of Excellence in Munich, Germany that relies on high-performance machine tools, including MIKRON HPM 800U milling machines from GF AgieCharmilles, for high-tech blisk production. MTU opened the facility to accommodate an increased market demand for ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: ThomasNet

  3. Sobi gets FDA approval to manufacture substance for Kineret(R) with partner Boehringer Ingelheim

    Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB today announced receipt of approval from the Food and Drug Administration for the manufacture of drug substance for Kineret at Boehringer Ingelheim's microbial site in Vienna, ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

manufacturer in News

  1. Michigan Manufacturer Happy About Record High Gas Prices

    As gas prices reached a record peak in the state of Michigan and across the nation, the Michigan-based company, TerraTrike, released a statement embracing the gas price spike. TerraTrike is the largest manufacturer of three-wheeled recumbent trikes in the world. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  2. Local Manufacturer Expanding, Adding New Jobs

    A manufacturer of custom granite and marble tops is expanding in Martinsville, adding 44 new jobs.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: WFMY News 2 Greensboro

  3. Aircraft Manufacturer Selects Revitas Contract Manager Solution to Automate and Manage Global Supply Chain Contracts

    Revitas announced today that a leading aircraft manufacturer has selected the Revitas® Contract Manager solution, part of Revitas’s suite of Enterprise Revenue Dynamics solutions, to accelerate contract execution, gain increased visibility into its contracts, and support multiple lines of business across its global operations.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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