Excel template for the utility analysis of layout variants

Planer nutzt Excel-Vorlage für eine Nutzwertanalyse von Layoutvarianten in der Fabrikplanung am PC

In our last article we presented the basic procedure for a utility value analysis to evaluate layout variants. Here we will now look at the practical implementation of this method with the help of a Excel template. To apply and calculate the utility value analysis, you either create your own spreadsheet or download an existing … Read more

Cost-utility analysis to evaluate layout variants

Planner compares two 3D layout variants of an assembly line and decides on the U-shape

The process of layout planning often produces several variants. This is mainly due to the fact that several, sometimes opposite target criteria must be taken into account. Another aggravating fact is that the decision-makers assume different perspectives when evaluating the layout variants which, in turn, aggravate an objective evaluation. This is often the beginning of … Read more