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Process Design used by Heinz

Select a manufacturing organization that you are familiar with....Heinz

Review the company's website and other available information and answer the following:

• What type of process design do they use: Make to Order, Make to Stock, or Batch? ... At least 350 words, one page.

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From the information that is available, it appears that Heinz uses a very innovative dichotomy of the make to order, as well as the make to stock process design. This organization statistically analyzes the average number of orders that they receive for a given product in order to calculate the probable sales of that product for the following fiscal year, and these detailed calculations allow them to arrive at the conclusion that over 1500 cans of tomato soup are produced each minute for example. Due to these factors many of these products are made to stock, due to the fact that ...

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