Refer to etruscan railing company when etruscan sells

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117. Refer to Etruscan Railing Company. When Etruscan sells railing to contractors to use in building load- ing docks in accordance with federal government regulations, it is selling to: a. government b. institutions c. resellers d. producers e. consumers ANS: D Producers are individuals or organizations that buy business goods and incorporate them into the products that they produce for eventual sale to other producers or to consumers. PTS: 1 REF: 104 OBJ: 07-4 TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking | TB&E Model Customer NAR: Etruscan Railing Company 118. Refer to Etruscan Railing Company. When Etruscan sells railings to refurbish a private university's football stadium, it is selling to a(n): PTS: 1 REF: 105 OBJ: 07-4 TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking | TB&E Model Customer NAR: Etruscan Railing Company 119. Refer to Etruscan Railing Company. Etruscan has experienced a strong increase in railing sales as a result of the growth of college football. This increase in the demand for railings as a result of the de- mand for new football stadiums is called _____ demand.
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PTS: 1 REF: 106 OBJ: 07-6 TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking | TB&E Model Customer NAR: Etruscan Railing Company 120. Refer to Etruscan Railing Company. Companies that make bicycle racks for bike safekeeping in public places receive the railing as 30-foot lengths of pipe. For these companies, Etruscan railing is: PTS: 1 REF: 110 OBJ: 07-7 TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking | TB&E Model Product NAR: Etruscan Railing Company NARRBEGIN: FAA FAA The Federal Aviation Administration has been struggling for several years with antiquated systems, and all it takes is a single failure on one piece of the system to shut down the entire air-traffic control system for several hours, resulting in significant snarls at major airports. The most recent failure oc- curred in the FAA’s core telecommunications network, called the Federal Telecommunications Infra- structure (FTI), which is managed by Harris Corporation. Marc Raimondi, a spokesperson for Harris Corporation, said, “The FTI system has proven to be one of the most reliable and secure communica- tions networks operating within the civilian government.” Snafus like this have been happening with alarming frequency, prompting Congress to demand the FAA and its contractors to do more to prevent these malfunctions. The problem is that the FAA has been using a patchwork approach by updating with modern hardware and software on old systems instead of a complete overhaul of the system. The FAA’s next generation of modernization will rely on satellite-based networks instead of phone lines and data cables.
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