Many entities, such as the following, produce, manufacture, or distribute products:
Producers. Producers include entities that extract raw materials through operations that remove metals, minerals, and aggregates from the earth (such as oil and gas extraction, mining, dredging, and quarrying); produce food, feed, fiber and other products by the cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals (livestock); and develop software for on-site installation.
Manufacturers. Manufacturers include entities that transform raw materials or components into other