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computer-integrated manufacturingnoun [U]

uk   us   ( abbreviation CIM)
IT, PRODUCTION the use of a ​computersystem to ​manage the different ​processes involved in ​manufacturing a ​product: The ​benefits of computer-integrated ​manufacturinginclude faster ​time to ​market, ​reducedleadtimes and ​lowerlaborcosts.
(Definition of computer-integrated manufacturing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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