The total unit volume a facility or group of facilities can produce annually, using its highest practical operating mode.
Champion has over 1.4 million tons of uncoated paper capacity in the United States, and about 370,000 tons of capacity in Brazil. This substantial capacity base is a significant positive for the company, given the recent sharp upward momentum in uncoated paper prices. (Year 1994 -SIC 2621)
Explanation: This note indicates that Champion has the ability over the course of a year to produce almost 1.8 million tons of uncoated paper for markets around the world.
Pete's plans to build a 125,000 barrel brewery and an adjacent brewpub on the West Coast. (Year 1995-SIC 2082)
Explanation: Pete's has added a new facility to its company's total ability to produce beer. The facility has the capability of producing 125,000 barrels in one year.
World-wide demand for newsprint is about 38 million tons a year. Current capacity is about 40 million tons. (Year 2000-SIC 2621)
Explanation: The entire newsprint industry, around the world, is able to produce 40 million tons of newsprint in one year when plants are operated at standard, normal rates.
For 1997, Maanshan maintained an output capacity of 3.8 million tons of pig iron, 3.2 million tons of crude steel and 2.0 million tons of rolled-steel products. (Year 1997-SIC 3312)
Explanation: Maanshan's plants, operating at standard rates, are able to produce the stated amounts of pig iron, crude steel and rolled steel products over the course of the year.
In 1993, Kenworth added an estimated 35 units per day of capacity, or an incremental 38%, with the opening of its Renton, Washington, manufacturing facility, bringing its total capacity to an estimated 127 units per day. (Year 1993-SIC 3541)
Explanation: Kenworth is able to produce 127 tractors per operating day.