manufacturing noun

ADJ. large-scale, small-scale | industrial | heavy | labour-intensive | computer-aided, computer-integrated, high-tech/high-technology | car, chemical, component, food, motor, textile, vehicle, etc.

MANUFACTURING + NOUN business, company, enterprise, firm, organization | division, facility, operation, plant, site, subsidiary, unit The company set up a manufacturing operation in Lisbon. | side He now works on the manufacturing side of the business. | base, industry, sector the decline in the country's manufacturing base | area, centre, district, region, town | capability, capacity | output, production, productivity | costs | worker, workforce | employment, jobs | methods, process, system, techniques | expertise