Faculty Advisor

Johnson, Sharon A.

Abstract

This project explored the feasibility of lowering overhead costs for General Electric's Cincinnati Service Shops by eliminating the dock facility, Container Place 2. A modified Systematic Layout Planning technique was used to investigate the aircraft engine repair shops and their existing operations. Two consolidation plans for Container Place 2 were developed, including new facility layouts, cost-benefit analyses contrasting the plans against maintaining the present facilities, and action plans for necessary business process adaptations.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2005

Major

Manufacturing Engineering

Major

Management Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Business

Advisor Program

Business

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