Vertical Integration

Business / Agriculture / Vertical Integration: The integrating of successive stages of the production and marketing functions under the ownership or control of a single management organization. For example, much of the broiler industry is highly vertically integrated in that processing companies own or control the activities from production and hatching of eggs, through the growth and feeding of the chickens, to slaughter, processing, and wholesale marketing.

Vertical Coordination

Business / Agriculture / Vertical Coordination: The process of ensuring that each successive stage in the production, processing, and marketing of a product is appropriately managed and interrelated to the next, so that decisions about what to prod MORE

Vertical Motor

Technology / Motors / Vertical Motor: A motor being mounted vertically (shaft up or down) as in many pump applications. MORE

Vertical Merger

Business / Finance / Vertical Merger: A form of technical charting that shows the high, low, and closing prices of a stock or a market on each day on one vertical line with the closing price indicated by a short horizontal mark. MORE

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