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manufacturing industry (ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃərɪŋ ˈɪndəstrɪ) 



  1. (economics) the industry of manufacturing goods from raw materials   ⇒ As manufacturing industry declined, so union power waned., Manufacturing industries include steel, plus textiles, chemicals, fertilizers and engineering.

Example Sentences Including 'manufacturing industry'

During the first half of the twentieth century, moreover, there was only a small manufacturing industry throughout South America.
Grenville, J. A. S. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century
The chemical industry is the third largest manufacturing industry in the European Union and directly employs 1.7 million people.
New Scientist (2003)
The drop in import duty is part of a five-year plan for the car manufacturing industry to ensure it competes with imports.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
The endless tide of job cuts, once the preserve of the manufacturing industry , is sweeping across the whole economy.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
This last year had rounded out her education, for Mauritius as a duty-free zone was beginning to attract a thriving manufacturing industry.
Pacter, Trudi Yellow Bird
`There is a fascination with getting cheaper products," Brigden said when talking about the manufacturing industry.
Misc (1999)


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