Meaning of “make-to-order” in the English Dictionary


"make-to-order" in Business English

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make-to-orderadjective [ before noun ]

uk us abbreviation MTO

PRODUCTION a make-to-order manufacturing process is one in which goods are made only after receiving customer orders:

A custom-made furniture business is a classic example of a make-to-order firm.


(Definition of “make-to-order” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)