Manufacturing jobs involve the creation of new products either from raw materials and parts or by assembling different components through physical, chemical or mechanical means resulting in a finished product. A manufacturing business may need many parts for the complicated Assembly of a quality product or just the few for making a simple good product. .
Manufacturing can exist on a large scale for items such as phones, cars, computers and food and beverages. It can also be a smaller operation for products like customer tailoring and a wide variety of non-standard or custom items. Manufacturing creates products for nearly every industry. To function as a business the manufacturer needs to cover costs, meet demand and make a product to supply the market. Manufacturing businesses can choose to sell their products directly to consumers, to other manufacturers to distributers or to warehouses.