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Business Management and Facility Expansion

The Uniform and Linen Leasing Company (U&L) expansion plans include building a manufacturing facility in a small town in Alabama to manufacture cleaning products as well as perform research and development for new products. By locating their facility in this town, U&L will receive substantial tax benefits in return of providing over 600 jobs. The local community members have started campaigns against the building of this facility fearing "a potential for serious environmental problems." The environmental problems cited, range from toxic waste and pollution to destroying many of the major attributes of the major river located in the area. What solutions would you suggest regarding the social responsibilities and the latest "go green" trend? Include benefits for U&L as well as benefits to the community.
Research related to environmental problems from similar manufacturing plant their major competitor, Cintas, and make recommendations.
Create a PowerPoint presentation addressing the community. Include supporting evidence for the location of the facility, such as Geographic analysis, Population density, pros and cons of location and benefits for the company, benefits for the community suggested solutions regarding the social responsibilities and the latest "go green" trend.

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--The Uniform and Linen Leasing Company (U&L) expansion plans include building a manufacturing facility in a small town in Alabama to manufacture cleaning products as well as perform research and development for new products. By locating their facility in this town, U&L will receive substantial tax benefits in return of providing over 600 jobs. The local community members have started campaigns against the building of this facility fearing "a potential for serious environmental problems." The environmental problems cited, range from toxic waste and pollution to destroying many of the major attributes of the major river located in the area. What solutions would you suggest regarding the social responsibilities and the latest "go green" trend? Include benefits for U&L as well as benefits to the community.

Aim in the thinking that the social responsibility is imperative for corporations in meeting set goals towards improving the overall operations, in which, to serve consumers accordingly. In doing so, the plant expansion is imperative to manufacturing products more effectively as well as cost effectively than competitors. Accordingly to the case study, the building plant expansion is dependent on sufficient resources and labor force along with community acceptance long-term. In the small town, the U&L expansions plans should include contingency blueprints in outlining measures that supports a commitment to remedy ...

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The review into creating a presentation to effectively secure facility location within a small community that refrains from negatively impacting the environment.

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