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computer-integrated manufacturing

noun [U]
 
 
( abbreviation CIM)
IT, PRODUCTION the use of a computer system to manage the different processes involved in manufacturing a product: The benefits of computer-integrated manufacturing include faster time to market, reduced lead times and lower labor costs.
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