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  • The Concept Of Capacity And Capacity Utilization

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    1.2 The concept of ‘capacity’ and ‘capacity utilization’ Capacity is very important but least understood concept in manufacturing and business world (Klammer,1996). Different categories of people in business and manufacturing measure capacity differently. For example, some financial managers might measure plant capacity in terms of the equipment installed in the plant while operational supervisors might measure capacity in terms of worker efficiency. Klein & Summers ,(1996) defined an organization’s

  • The Capacity Utilization At Emc

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    Review of the capacity’s Current Situation The overall capacity utilization at EMC is at 92% which lies above the 80-85% normal threshold. The 92% arises from a range of processes for its production. The blanking machine category accounts for 75% while the plastic molding category accounts for 93%. Packaging, Packing and Assembly are almost 80%. On the other hand the finishing processes are near 88%. The departments were operating at an hour shift of forty hours. Departments, on weekly basis often

  • Du Pont

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    which use chloride manufacturing process. Three factors related to production will settle the cost advantage of titanium dioxide manufacturing. They are Economic of Scale, Capacity Utilization Rate and Experience Curve Effects. Economic of Scale : Total Output / Plants Numbers Capacity Utilization Rate : Total Output / Total Capacity Experience Curve Effects : Cumulative Output (production) Each of these factors in the production process has positive but decreasing

  • Operations Management Homework Chapter 3 Essay

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    Time | 70 sec | 55 sec | 50 sec | 35 sec | 60 sec | Capacity | 0.0143 | 0.0182 | 0.0200 | 0.0286 | 0.0167 |   | 0.858 unit/min | 1.092 unit/min | 1.2 unit/min | 1.716 unit/min | 1.002 unit/min | Process Capacity | 0.858 unit/min | | | | | E) A 5th worker is hired. What is the capacity of the line now? 1/70 or 0.0143 unit per second (0.858 unit per minute) F) Tasks can now be performed in any order. What is the maximum capacity that can be achieved? 1/60 or 0.0167 unit/sec (1.002

  • Shouldice Hospital Limited Essays

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    By examining Exhibit 4.7, it is apparent that the hospital’s capacity utilization is roughly 71.43%. On Mondays and Fridays, 60 of the 90 beds are utilized (66%). Tuesdays through Thursdays, all 90 beds are being used (100%), while 30 of the beds are being used on Saturdays and Sundays (33%). If they were using all 90 beds, 7 days a week,

  • Operation Management Term Paper

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    Introduction: Operation Management: Operations Management activities are at the core of all business organizations. Main Tenets of Operation Management: * Facility Management * Capacity Planning * Forecasting * Quality Management * Inventory Management * Resource Management Sodexho Dinning Services: Sodexho, Inc. is the leading provider of integrated food and facilities management services in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, serving 10 million customers in 6,000 locations

  • A New Product Introduced By Company

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    A new product introduced by company always impacts its existing products of same or similar category. Cannibalization in economics is defined as “The negative impact of a company 's new product on the sales performance of its existing related products. Market cannibalization refers to a situation where a new product "eats" up the sales and demand of an existing product.” (Investopedia). The energy bars are one of the best selling products of HPC. The introduction of the new Energy Gel product will

  • Essay about Hansson Private Label

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    with HPL’s largest retail customer. 3) Sensitivity analysis reveals interesting factors, however. Note in the additional tabs: • Ramping up capacity utilization to 85% in 3 years instead of the projected 5 years yields a full 2% IRR increase. • If aggressive marketing can capture secondary demand from competitors and increase capacity utilization from 85% to 95% in years 4 through 10, IRR is increased to 14.8%. • The project is very sensitive to unit selling price. If expected annual growth

  • Donner Company

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    OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT DONNER COMPANY SUBMITTED TO PROF. JANAT SHAH PREPARED BY: ABHISHEK PRASAD BURJOR DADACHANJI ROHIT GOEL JAYARAMA HOLLA 0511147 0511160 0511178 0512005 VISHAL AGGRAWAL 0511196 Donner Company Group 07 2 Donner Company TABLE OF CONTENTS Exhibit A........................................................................................................................25 Exhibit B..................................................................

  • Essay on Bc Packer

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    materials. By-products from Philippines plant could be directly used, chicken and beef could be got from their other divisions. So investment won’t be a high amount for expanding plant capacity, which is about $250,000. Besides, they have smooth and mature channel to distribute the new products. The excess capacity is only about 1728 tons on current production. Moreover, the line is only support for can with 90g package, to add a new line for the other package, there will be a one-time cost of $20

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