Discuss capacity issues (min; max; seasonal and cyclical spikes).
Elaborate on production capacity strategy.
Explain options for adding production capacity in response to changing market demand.
Discuss how current customer needs will be translated into the production of customized products by the manufacturing system.
Discuss product quality and convertibility issues
Changing time between product models; would you run in batches or one-piece flow?
References (initial list): o List at least two academic-quality resources (e.g., books, research papers, patents, etc.) on manufacturing processes and production systems.
oYou can use http://scholar.google.com for a quick initial research reference check (refer also to the “Using Google For Academic Research” handout)
oYou can use http://www.madehow.com as an initial reference to identify how products similar to yours are manufactured