original equipment manufacturer

noun

Definition of original equipment manufacturer

: oem

Examples of original equipment manufacturer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The more personal computing segment suffered due to negative growth in Windows OEM (original equipment manufacturer) and lower Xbox content and services revenues. Trefis Team, Forbes, 11 Aug. 2022 Over the past two decades, HydraPak has become the number one original equipment manufacturer of reservoirs and soft flasks in the world. Morgan Tilton, Outside Online, 30 July 2020 Having a major [original equipment manufacturer] in support is a huge endorsement of the legitimacy of Right-to-Repair legislation. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 12 Oct. 2021 Imagine an original equipment manufacturer using connected products to monitor its products and the virtual representation of the models as an additional selling feature of the physical products. Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 In the automotive industry, for example, shutdowns at the original equipment manufacturer-level due to the pandemic caused a ripple effect of challenges down to the dealer level. Matthew Leone, Forbes, 13 Sep. 2021 During this time, there's often a flurry of change orders going back and forth between the automotive original equipment manufacturer and the supplier. Dave Opsahl, Forbes, 21 June 2021 The Taiwanese company didn’t respond to a request for additional information. Foxconn is the largest original equipment manufacturer globally, producing electronics equipment for companies including Apple, Amazon, Sony, and Microsoft. Grant Gross, Washington Examiner, 10 Dec. 2020 TF33-P103 turbofan engine, after the supply chain for the original equipment manufacturer parts ran out. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 10 Aug. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of original equipment manufacturer

1967, in the meaning defined above

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7 Sep 2022

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“Original equipment manufacturer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/original%20equipment%20manufacturer. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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