Deutsch: Freiwilliger / Español: Voluntario / Português: Voluntário / Français: Volontaire / Italiano: Volontario

Volunteer in the industrial context refers to an individual who offers their services by choice and without financial compensation to support activities within a company or organization. Unlike traditional volunteer settings that are often associated with charitable, educational, or community services, industrial volunteering involves contributing to projects, processes, or research within a corporate or manufacturing environment. This can include participating in environmental sustainability initiatives, community outreach programs sponsored by the company, or contributing to internal projects that improve operational efficiencies.

Deutsch: Ecke/ Español: Vêrtice / Français: Vertex / Italiano: Vertice

A vertex in the industrial and engineering context refers to a point where two or more lines, edges, or pathways intersect or meet. It is a fundamental geometric concept used in various industries and applications to describe specific points of convergence, junctions, or connections within systems, structures, and networks.

Versatility in the industrial and manufacturing context refers to the ability of a product, system, or technology to adapt, perform multiple functions, or be applied across various applications and industries without significant modifications. A versatile solution is highly adaptable, cost-effective, and capable of addressing a wide range of needs, making it a valuable asset in industrial settings. Versatility enhances efficiency, reduces costs, and offers flexibility in responding to evolving industrial requirements.

In the industrial context, visibility refers to the ability to monitor and track various aspects of operations, processes, and supply chains in real-time. It involves the collection, analysis, and presentation of data to provide insights into the performance, efficiency, and safety of industrial processes. Visibility enables stakeholders to make informed decisions, optimize processes, and respond promptly to changing conditions.

Vertical classification is a method used in the industrial context to categorize products or services according to their level of production, distribution, or consumption. The classification is based on the level of integration of the various stages of the production process, from raw material extraction to the end-user.

Deutsch: Lieferant / Español: Tipos de proveedores / Português: Fornecedor / Français: Fournisseur / Italiano: Fornitore

In a supply chain, a vendor, or a seller, is an enterprise that contributes goods or services. Generally, a supply chain vendor manufactures inventory/stock items and sells them to the next link in the chain. Today, the terms refers to a supplier of any good or service.

A valve is a device or natural object that regulates, directs or controls the flow of a fluid (gases, liquids, fluidized solids, or slurries) by opening, closing, or partially obstructing various passageways. Valves are technically fittings, but are usually discussed as a separate category. In an open valve, fluid flows in a direction from higher pressure to lower pressure.

Deutsch: Variation / Español: Variación / Português: Variação / Italiano: Variazione

In the industrial context, 'variation' generally refers to the range of differences or deviations that can occur in a product or process. Variations can result from a variety of factors, including natural variation in raw materials, differences in production equipment or methods, and variations in environmental conditions. Understanding and managing variations is important in maintaining product quality and consistency, and minimizing waste and defects.