You have been given the assignment to read Beer School: Bottling Success at The Brooklyn Brewery. Upon completion of reading this informative book dealing with this real life rags to riches entrepreneurial….
Identify the constraints and determine their capacity.
Millway Manufacturing has four production departments: Mixing, Molding, Assembly, and Packaging. Each unit of finished product requires 4 ounces of raw material. The Mixing department can process 2,500 ounces of material per hour. In the Molding department, each mold produces 12 units. The department can handle 55 molds per hour. The Assembly department uses 4 machines, each of which can process 200 units per hour. The Packaging department employs 20 packagers, each of whom can package 30 units per hour. Demand for Millway’s product is 5,500 units per 8-hour day. Identify the constraints and determine their capacity.