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    Process Layout Over Product Layout

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    When or why would a company choose a process layout over a product layout? In your explanation, define each type of layout.

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    Factory layout involves the way in which a company designs their factory settings in order to make the best use of their resources and improve productivity. The two main layout types are product layout and process layout.

    The product layout approach refers to designing the production facility around the steps involved in manufacturing the product, which is sometimes referred to as the assembly line approach. With this, the factory floor workers are not required to move around the materials and the ...

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    This solution includes an explanation of the difference between a process layout and a product layout and when or why a company would choose to use each one. The solution contains 318 words of text.