manufacturer Definition

  • 1a company that produces goods in large numbers
  • 2a person or company that makes something, especially on a large scale

Using manufacturer: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "manufacturer" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The manufacturer of this car is known for its high-quality products.

  • Example

    The company is one of the largest manufacturers of computer chips in the world.

  • Example

    The manufacturer of this product offers a warranty for up to five years.

manufacturer Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for manufacturer

Phrases with manufacturer

  • a company that produces parts and equipment that are sold to other companies to be used as components in their own products


    The OEM provides the necessary components for the production of the final product.

  • a company that produces goods for another company under a contract agreement


    The contract manufacturer produces the goods according to the specifications provided by the client.

  • a company that produces goods for another company to be sold under the latter's brand name


    The private label manufacturer produces the goods and packages them with the client's branding.

Origins of manufacturer

from Latin 'manu factus', meaning 'made by hand'


Summary: manufacturer in Brief

A 'manufacturer' [ˌmanjʊˈfæktʃərə(r)] is a company or person that produces goods on a large scale. It can refer to companies that produce anything from cars to computer chips, and offer warranties for their products. 'Manufacturer' also includes phrases like 'original equipment manufacturer,' which produces parts for other companies, and 'private label manufacturer,' which produces goods for other companies to sell under their own branding.

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