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Unformatted text preview: the throughput of the polishing operation. Discuss the tactics you would recommend Xcaliber to employ for handling the capacity limitation. The first consideration would be to keep the two remaining polishing machines operating at peak efficiency. To do so would require that all flatware entering the polishing operation be defect free. Thus, one would want to be certain that there is a quality inspection that immediately precedes the polishing operation. Further, one would want to recommend that the two remaining machines be properly maintained so that no additional breakdowns will occur while the third machine is being repaired. To gain additional capacity, one could rent a machine from a vendor, or outsource some of the polishing to an outside firm....
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course HOMEWORK AC420 taught by Professor Atkins during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.
- Spring '11