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Case
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Reference no. UVA-QA-0411
Published by: Darden Business Publishing
Published in: 2004
Length: 10 pages

Abstract

Dow Chemicals is faced with the decision of where to locate a new chemical reactor. Three current plants sites are being considered. Economic Planner John Lewis has been charged with analyzing the impact of the reactor location on distribution costs. Though not suggested in the case, it is possible to construct a linear programming model to assist him in his analysis.

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Abstract

Dow Chemicals is faced with the decision of where to locate a new chemical reactor. Three current plants sites are being considered. Economic Planner John Lewis has been charged with analyzing the impact of the reactor location on distribution costs. Though not suggested in the case, it is possible to construct a linear programming model to assist him in his analysis.

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