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Chapter 16, problems 16.1, 16.3, 16.5, and 16.9




Question;Chapter 16;problems 16.1, 16.3, 16.5, and 16.9 (pages 640-641).;? 16.1 Leblanc Electronics, Inc., in;Nashville, produces short runs of custom airwave scanners for the defense;industry. You have been asked by the owner, Larry Leblanc, to reduce inventory;by introducing a kanban system. After several hours of analysis, you develop;the following data for scanner connectors used in one work cell. How many;kanbans do you need for this connector?;16.3 Chris;Millikan Manufacturing, Inc., is moving to kan-bans to support its telephone;switching-board assembly lines. Determine the size of the kanban for;subassemblies and the number of kanbans needed.;16.5 Discount-Mart;a major East Coast retailer, wants to determine the economic order quantity;(see Chapter 12 for EOQ formulas) for;its halogen lamps. It currently buys all halogen lamps from Specialty Lighting;Manufacturers, in Atlanta. Annual demand is 2,000 lamps, ordering cost per;order is $30, annual carrying cost per lamp is $12.;a) What is the EOQ?;b) What are the total annual costs of;holding and ordering (managing) this inventory?;c) How many orders should Discount-Mart;place with Specialty Lighting per year?;16.9 Given;the following information about a product, at Phyllis Simon?s firm, what is the;appropriate setup time?


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