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OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer)


Term
OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer)

Abbreviation
OEM

Definition
An OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) is a company with products that are used as components in another company's product. The OEM will generally work closely with the company that sells the finished product (often called a "value-added reseller" or VAR) and customize the designs based on the VAR's needs.

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