At last accounts, she was keeping a boarding-house in a manufacturing town."I hadn't thought of manufacturing them for sale said the young inventor.The term may refer to a range of human activity, from handicraft to high tech, but is most commonly applied to industrial production, in which raw materials are transformed into finished goods on a large scale.

Retrieved on June 28, 2009.Developed countries regulate manufacturing activity with labor laws and environmental laws.

Manufacturing provides important material support for national infrastructure and for national defense.Toll manufacturing is an arrangement whereby a first firm with specialized equipment processes raw materials or semi-finished goods for a second firm.