MANUFACTURING

MANUFACTURING - MANUFACTURING OBECTIVES To understand what...

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MANUFACTURING OBECTIVES To understand what is required to manufacture a new product
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What? What are the characteristics of the new or modified product to be manufactured? What raw materials, ingredients, equipment and packaging are required? What product and safety requirements will be needed based on pilot plant work?
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How Much? How much to make will depend on: Projects sales volume? Seasonal factors Raw material availability Seasonal markets Projected costs of manufacture (capitol and operating Marketing and distribution Return on investment
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Where? Existing plant? Additional energy, water and waste treatment requirements and cost? New Plant Locations factors, taxes, and possible abatement incentives; municipal services (availability of utilities); transportation networks; available labor having required skills; proximity to sources of raw materials and important markets; energy (fuel sources, electricity) costs; water and waste treatment and environmental control systems requirements and costs;
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course FST 650 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Ohio State.

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