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Definition

organization with responsibility for design or manufacture of a product

 

This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: manufacturer; 
Plural: manufacturers; 

Notes

Examples

Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - manufacturer

Required associations

one or more intended uses is defined by exactly one manufacturer
exactly one manufacturer agrees a number of responsibility agreements
exactly one manufacturer has accountability for design and manufacture of one or more products
exactly one manufacturer manufactures a number of products

Optional associations

a number of products produced by a number of manufacturers
up to one manufacturer performs role exactly one implementer
a number of manufacturers does not intend a number of reasonably foreseeable misuses

Generalisations

    role
    organization
manufacturer

Specialisations

manufacturer