Process Layout
Kapitel i bok, 2015

This article describes one of the three basic options for laying out facilities to produce goods or deliver services. In a process layout similar production processes are grouped together in the same department or area. Advantages include specialized supervision and flexibility because the priority of batches can be changed. Disadvantages of process layouts including high work-in-progress levels, frequent setups, extensive material movement, and long throughput times.

batch operations

work-in-progress

process layout

specialized supervision

flexibility

Författare

David Bennett

Chalmers, Teknikens ekonomi och organisation, Supply and Operations Management

Ämneskategorier

Annan teknik

Företagsekonomi

Styrkeområden

Produktion

DOI

10.1002/9781118785317.weom100059

ISBN

978-1-119-97251-8

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Skapat

2017-10-08