Beck Manufacturing and Plant Capacity
Read the “Beck Manufacturing” case study in Chapter 8 of your text. In a three- to four-page paper, address the following:
- Calculate the capacity of each machine center and the capacity of the system.
- Analyze where the focus of the company’s efforts should be if Beck wants to expand capacity. Determine how much extra capacity he can get without causing another operation to become the bottleneck.
- Suggest ways Beck can expand capacity without purchasing new equipment.
Your paper should be in paragraph form (avoid the use of bullet points) and supported with the concepts outlined in your text and additional scholarly sources.
Submit your three- to four-page paper (not including the title and reference pages). Your paper must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center and must cite at least three scholarly sources in addition to the textbook.
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