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Make-or-buy decision Watts Technologies Company has been purchasing carrying cases for its portable tablets at a delivered cost of $6.50 per unit. The company, which is currently operating below full capacity, charges factory overhead to production at the rate of 60% of direct labor cost. The fully absorbed unit costs to produce comparable carrying cases are expected to be as follows: If Watts Technologies Company manufactures the carrying cases, fixed factory overhead costs will not increase and variable factor)' overhead costs associated with the cases are expected to be 20% of the direct labor costs. a.Prepare a differential analysis report for the make-or-buy decision. b.On I he basis of the data presented, would it Ik- advisable to make the earning cases or to continue buying them? Explain.

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Carl Warren
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305961883

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Chapter 12, Problem 12.6E
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Make-or-buy decision
Watts Technologies Company has been purchasing carrying cases for its portable tablets at a delivered cost of $6.50 per unit. The company, which is currently operating below full capacity, charges factory overhead to production at the rate of 60% of direct labor cost. The fully absorbed unit costs to produce comparable carrying cases are expected to be as follows:

Chapter 12, Problem 12.6E, Make-or-buy decision Watts Technologies Company has been purchasing carrying cases for its portable
If Watts Technologies Company manufactures the carrying cases, fixed factory overhead costs will not increase and variable factor)' overhead costs associated with the cases are expected to be 20% of the direct labor costs.

a.Prepare a differential analysis report for the make-or-buy decision.
b.On I he basis of the data presented, would it Ik- advisable to make the earning cases or to continue buying them? Explain.

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