plant utilization

plant utilization
plant utilization ˈplant utiliˌzation also plant utilisation noun [uncountable] MANUFACTURING
the time when a factory is being used to produce goods as a percentage of the total time it could be used, or the number of machines being used as a percentage of the total number that could be used:

• Levels of plant utilisation have fallen again.

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plant utilization UK US (UK also plant utilisation) noun [U]
PRODUCTION the amount of goods produced by a factory, as a percentage of the largest amount that it could produce: »

Car companies traditionally make money only when plant utilisation is more than 80%.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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