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backlog

[′bak‚läg]
(industrial engineering)
An accumulation of orders promising future work and profit.
An accumulation of unprocessed materials or unperformed tasks.
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To prevent future backlogs, USCIS will rely on additional staffing reallocation and technology transformation.
This will provide us the opportunity to process cases more quickly and eliminate any backlogs both in our labs and our court system,'' said Pigott.
WASHINGTON -- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today reports the nation's Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) reached 5.
Aiming to reduce a backlog of naturalization applications and improve services, the Immigration and Naturalization Service opened on Tuesday the first of 12 fingerprinting centers in Los Angeles.
WASHINGTON -- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today reports that the nation's Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) for July rose 8.
WASHINGTON -- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today released its inaugural Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI), a forward-looking measurement reflecting the amount of work to be performed by contractors in the months ahead.
For example, in Texas, the guidelines of the Texas Department of Health and the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer forced CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center to pay greater attention to its cancer registry backlog.
Both adidas and TaylorMade-adidas Golf delivered excellent top- and bottom-line results, and Reebok sales clearly outperformed order backlogs.
Today, with the available technology to process larger quantities of samples in a single batch we are able to provide the support needed to decrease existing backlogs with very quick turnaround times and at extremely reasonable prices," said Kirsten Noppinger - President, DNA Labs International, Inc.
Despite the Company's Southeast and Midwest offices being in operation less than one year, their respective backlogs out of the total 152,409 units were 33,274 units and 39,821 units as of March 31, 2005.
However, the production outlook beyond that time frame is less certain as a result of weak orders, declining backlogs, and uncertainty about whether the regional market has reached maturity.
The new NMP facility will allow both of our Tulsa-based subsidiaries, MCII and NMP, to complete their individual backlogs without sharing space in a facility too small for the combined activities.