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Product-based, functional, cellular layout

Manychip, having identified the appropriate location for its major production facility, now wants your team to determine the optimal internal layout for the facility based on the following criteria:

? The facility will manufacture several lines of memory chips, some with compatible components and some that do not have compatible components

? The facility will also house an administrative support workgroup that will receive and process orders, bill customers, and provide payroll/HR support for the local workforce.

? The facility will also be responsible for shipping to national, international, and local customer locations.

Using course materials and other research: Based on attached scenario

1. There are four types of potential layouts: product-based, functional, cellular and fixed-position layouts. Define "product-based layout" from an academic context and specify how it might apply to Manychip's facility.

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Manychip, having identified the appropriate location for its major production facility, now wants your team to determine the optimal internal layout for the facility based on the following criteria:

? The facility will manufacture ...

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This discusses product-based, functional, cellular and fixed-position layouts

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