purchasing agent


purchasing agent
An agent whose duties consist in purchasing supplies and materials needed in the operation of an industrial plant. Not a managing agent within the meaning of a statute concerning the service of process upon a foreign corporation. Anne: 113 ALR 78.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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