complementary operation

complementary operation

[‚käm·plə′men·trē ‚äp·ə′rā·shən]
(mathematics)
An operation on a Boolean algebra of two elements (labeled “true” and “false”) whose result is the negation of a given operation; for example, NAND is complementary to the AND function.
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subsidiary of an Italian company produces energy more efficiently through a complementary operation that relies on solar panels and a new solar thermal operation on the sunniest and hottest days when geothermal production is lower than average, company officials said.
NORTH East legal firm and NECC member Swinburne Maddison LLP, has successfully acted on behalf of Durham firm, Hargreaves Services plc, in its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Colchester-based CA Blackwell Group Ltd - a civil contracting, engineering and land remediation specialist - for PS11.85m The deal forms part of Hargreaves' forward strategy to extend the range of services it can provide to the market place, while enabling diversification within its core business through the addition of this complementary operation.
The business is being managed as a distinct, yet complementary operation within the existing TIAA-CREF real estate organisation.
"This transaction fits perfectly with the company's growth strategy, not only for the size and quality of the assets but also because of its privileged location, the potential and its complementary operation with our current assets," affirms Cementos Argos CEO Jorge Mario Velasquez.
"Salads To Go also provides a very complementary operation to the Solco UK business, whose Florette brand is well-established and trusted in all major retailers." Salads To Go managing director Stephen Rogers and commercial director Julie Bolton, will remain with the company and retaining responsibility for the operation at the factory in Skelmersdale, Lancashire.
Example: Company A, a large manufacturing operation with four equal, unrelated shareholders ($1, $2, $3 and $4), acquired all of the stock of company B, a complementary operation, in a bargain purchase consummated in 1988.
On the other hand, Oplan Tokhang is a complementary operation to knock on the houses of drug suspects and encourage them to change for the better.
Since then Link has bolted-on Showpla, a complementary operation located in Walsall to increase its presence in its core plastics markets and is also tracking other opportunities to build up the group through further acquisitions.
The combination with a complementary operation enables the company to provide comprehensive services in the drug development process, which no other rival can offer, Andrew Swift, senior vice president of SVP Intertek Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, commented.Country: UKSector: Business and Consumer Services, PharmaceuticalsTarget: Melbourn Scientific Ltd Buyer: Intertek Group plc Type: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Closed
MSC, which distributes metalworking and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) supplies, is acquiring a complementary operation that, along with other transactions, will help the company reach its USD4bn revenues target by 2016, the buyera[euro](tm)s CEO and president Erik Gershwind said.
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