Executive Shirt Company, Inc.

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Case Analysis: Executive Shirt Company, Inc.
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Case Analysis: Executive Shirt Company, Inc.

Summary:
Mr. Dwight Collier, Gen. Manager of Executive Shirt Company (ESC) is planning to introduce customized shirts in his current production facility since they can fetch 75% more price as compared to regular shirts. Currently, ESC is manufacturing 16,000 shirts per month and they plan to manufacture
2,000 customized shirts per month without hampering the current production.
The company has 5 departments, namely,


Cutting: 1 Machine, 4 Workers



Sewing: 48 Machines, 48 Workers



Inspection: 4 workers



Ironing: 4 Machines, 4 Workers



Packaging: 4 workers



Indirect Workers (material handlers) : 4 Workers

Mr. Collier introduced a change in the manufacturing process by introducing a Laser Cutting Machine for customized shirt. He requested two of his managers, Mike and Ike to devise a production plan to maximize the profit from both the products. The highlights of their plans are


Mike’s Plan: To go with one production line manufacturing both the products simultaneously
(other than the cutting process) o Eight Batches of regular shirts with 5 shirts each o One batch of 5 custom shirts



Ike’s Plan: To go for a separate production line for regular and customized shirt o Eight Batches of regular shirts with 6o shirts each o One batch of 5 custom shirts

Fig 1. Process Flow Diagram- Current
Production Process

Current Production Process
Time required for producing one unit from laying and cutting operation=120/60*8=0.25 min
Table 1.1.…...

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