Acquired Capacity

Acquired Capacity

A term of art referring to a constellation of intracellular changes typically seen in neoplasia: ability to generate their own mitogenic signals, to resist exogenous growth-inhibitory signals, to evade apoptosis, to proliferate indefinitely, to stimulate angiogenesis, to invade and metastasise.
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It has also acquired capacity on other African cables, including Teams and Eassy in the east and Wacs in the west.
WaveDivision Holdings has acquired Capacity Provisioning Incorporated (CPI), effective immediately.
De Heus also said that newly built or acquired capacity in South Africa, Vietnam, the Czech Republic, Russia and Ethiopia will be crucial in pursuing its growth plans in 2010 and beyond.
Electrabel is not a major player in Germany and the acquired capacity would represent a minor increment.
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While some other companies have also acquired capacity, some observers question whether this is a wise move.
For example, decomposition could enable the firm to set product prices by treating a product's full cost as its long-run marginal cost, plan a product portfolio by comparing price with full cost, determine acquired capacity by adding up the capacity required for each product, and so on .
Near-term growth is based on already acquired capacity while long-term strategy is expected to be achieved through a combination of organic growth, acquisitions, and by purchasing or leasing additional facilities.
I am confident that our customers in both urban and rural areas will benefit from the anticipated improvement of the quality of service on both voice and data services as we switch on more of the acquired capacity.
The other stream, spearheaded by the Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing-International (CAM-I), is the CAM-I Capacity Model, which essentially examines how acquired capacity is used or why it is allowed to remain idle.
At the same time, MCC has acquired capacity rights for up to 380,000 tonnes of SM per year with regard to the existing and the new SM/PO plants through long-term agreements with SEPL.