direct material


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direct material

[də¦rekt mə′tir·ē·əl]
(industrial engineering)
Any raw or semifinished material which will be incorporated into the product.
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At the same time, we faced substantial negative currency effects as well as increasing direct material prices.
Direct material procurement has earned a seat at the manufacturing table and is viewed as a valuable business partner.
It also adds direct material capability in the North American market.
IN THE absence of forensic or any direct material evidence against Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, the special CBI court in Ghaziabad, while sentencing the convicts to life imprisonment for murdering their daughter and domestic help, relied entirely on the circumstantial evidence submitted by the prosecution in the case.
The standard trap door can be used to help contain and direct material downward, or an optional compacting roller can smooth out and compact the finely milled material.
They are: direct labor, direct material, overhead, territory (time in transit between place of manufacture and destination market), harmonized tariffs, transportation, and exchange rates.
1.263A-1(e)(2)(i) defines "direct costs" for producers as direct material costs and direct labor costs.
Gross margin increased to a record percentage of 9% from 6% mainly thanks to higher systems sales volume and average selling prices and lower direct material costs.
"The introNetworks platform will be designed and implemented to help us enhance our talent management and human resources strategies for employee development and retention, and will assist in lowering costs and boosting operational efficiency with a direct material impact on our productivity," said Ayman Badawi, Aramex's global human resources director.
The measures announced now won't have any direct material bearing on the rupee.
The minister said that the direct material damage inflicted upon the networks is valued at nearly SYP 713 million whereas the value of indirect economic damage which hit the national economy reached around SYP 23 billion.

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