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packing industry:

see meatpackingmeatpacking
or meat-processing,
wholesale business of buying and slaughtering animals and then processing and distributing their carcasses to retailers. The livestock industry is among the largest in the world.
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This ongoing conquest has forced the live cattle industry into a new paradigm for its relationship with the beef packing industry.
This reference on the analysis of the main types of plastics now in use commercially will be useful for manufacturers and users of plastics, the food and beverage packing industry, the engineering plastics industry, plastic components manufacturers, and those concerned with pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
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Market Resource Packaging, LLC, one of the nation's largest companies in the contract packing industry, signed a lease for 232,886 s/f at 260 Prospect Plains Road.
In recent years, the meat packing industry has become increasingly concentrated with only a handful of firms controlling a majority of the domestic cattle and hog slaughter.
A spokesman for PricewaterhouseCoopers said: "The business has suffered from the adverse and well-documented problems in the printing and packing industry in recent months and had embarked upon a restructuring programme in order to address the financial difficulties it was in.
A spokesman for Pricewaterhouse-Coopers said: "The business has suffered from the adverse and well-documented problems in the printing and packing industry in recent months and had embarked upon a restructuring programme in order to address the financial difficulties it was in.
America's meat packing industry has already been plagued by outbreaks of E.
She said the egg packing industry was worried that egg farmers will drop out of the market and turn instead to other types of farming such as arable.
Published in 1906, The Jungle, as most people know, was an expose on the meat packing industry that stunned the American public.
Temple Grandin has helped revolutionize animal handling in the meat packing industry, according to testimony delivered to a House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry hearing on animal welfare by the American Meat Institute based here.