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Carbondale Casting produces cast bronze valves on
a 10-person assembly line. On a recent day, 160 valves were pro-
duced during an 8-hour shift.
a) Calculate the labor productivity of the line.
b) John Goodale, the manager at Carbondale, changed the layout
and was able to increase production to 180 units per 8-hour
shift. What is the new labor productivity per labor-hour?
c) What is the percentage of productivity increase?

The labor productivity of the line is 2 Valves... View the full answer

SOLUTION:
Consider the following data:
Input =10 person assembly line
= 10 persons x 8 (Since its a 8 hours shift)
=80 labor hours
Output = 160 valves
a.
Determine the labor productivity of the...

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