Lot of a given quantity of goods manufactured under conditions considered to be uniform.

plant capacity

The operating capacity of the company’s plants in relation to the weight of the material they have included in the process to produce a product. It is the calculated capacity value based on the consumption values in the period under consideration, taking into...

post consumer

Descriptive term for material produced by end-users of products that have fulfilled their intended purpose or can no longer be used (including material returned from the distribution chain).

pre consumer

Descriptive term for material that is diverted from the waste stream during a manufacturing process.