economies of scale

(redirected from economy of scale)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to economy of scale: Economy of scope

economies of scale

reduced cost of production per unit as the number of units produced increases.
References in periodicals archive ?
It reverses to a small degree the so-called economy of scale of hydro plants and leverages technology to put local communities into the energy economy.
Next generation networking products are driving toward the six-sigma quality levels demanded by customers -- Optixia provides the necessary performance capability and economy of scale to make these quality objectives a reality.
Going forward, we believe that operating profitability will improve due to wider margins and economy of scale cost savings, which should help ease pressure from provisions and goodwill amortization.