(18C) Manufacturing Strategy Analysis - Printable Version +- HP Forums (https://www.hpmuseum.org/forum) +-- Forum: HP Software Libraries (/forum-10.html) +--- Forum: General Software Library (/forum-13.html) +--- Thread: (18C) Manufacturing Strategy Analysis (/thread-11862.html) (18C) Manufacturing Strategy Analysis - SlideRule - 11-27-2018 04:08 PM extract from the Working with your Business Consultant Professional Calculator series, Manufacturing Consultant … formula INVES=FRCST×(CURR-NEW-ADDIT)×USPV(I%:#PER) where INVES = initial ivestment required to make change FRCST = periodic forecast or production volume CURR = current manufacturing cost of each item NEW = new manufacturing cost if change is made ADDIT = any additional cost per item created by change I% = interest rate per period as percent #PER = number of perods to break even It is sometimes necessary to make decisions regarding changes in manufacturing location or manufacturing method. The formula above can help evaluate a major change in manufacturing location or strategy.. SlideRule