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M I G U E L R U I Z OPMA 3306-001 Homework 4 1. What are the four types of production environment of the firm and define them? Make to stock : when a firm serves customers using inventory composed of finished products Assemble to order: when a firm assembles several already finished parts into an end product Make to order: When firms make a customer’s order using several already finished materials, parts, or components into an end product Engineer to order: When a firm works with a customer to design a product from scratch and then build that product for the customer 2. What is the difference between job center and manufacturing cell? Workcenters are made up of several sections, of which each contains similar equipment or processes. All sections are designed to work together to maximize output of similar products. Manufacturing cells, on the other hand, can be composed of several sections, of which each contains different equipment or process. There can be several manufacturing cells in the same area, but unlike workcenters, each cell
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