Feasibility Study of a Facility to Produce Injection Molded Parts for Automotive Industry

A. Yudianto, H. Tan, Z. Qu, Q. Xue, A.C. Chennu, M. Mushtaq, K.S. Gopi

Abstract

This study aims at the preliminary assessment in designing a complete stand-alone industrial facility to produce injection molded parts for the automotive industry. A draft design solution to allow the company to evaluate the capital investment was performed giving an estimated solution in project profitability. Proposed successive design steps were developed. It includes the definition of input data and information, quantity determination, plat layout diagrams, machine selection, selection of material handling equipment, plant layout design including space requirements of production centers, aísles, support functions. Moreover, the outdoor facility masterplan design is also proposed. Finally, investment calculation via cash flow analysis is calculated.


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feasibility study; facility design; layout design;plant layout design

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