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What does OEM stand for?
Last Updated: 02/08/2011
OEM is short for Original Equipment Manufacturer. Simply stated:  original brand name product. (ie. HP, Brother, Canon)

Wikipedia Definiton:
An original equipment manufacturer, or OEM, manufactures products or components that are purchased by a company and retailed under the purchasing company's brand name. OEM refers to the company that originally manufactured the product. When referring to automotive parts, OEM designates a replacement part made by the manufacturer of the original part.

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