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Case
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Reference no. 9-604-S12
Spanish language
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 1992
Version: 7 December 1992
Length: 20 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

This is a Spanish version. American Connector Co is forced to reexamine operations at its Sunnyvale plant when a Japanese competitor announces plans to build an 'ultimate' plant in the United States. Case examines issues related to benchmarking a competitor's manufacturing capabilities and productivity. Allows students to compare two companies' manufacturing strategies and their implications for productivity and flexibility.
Locations:
Size:
USD800 million revenues, 396 employees
Other setting(s):
1991

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Abstract

This is a Spanish version. American Connector Co is forced to reexamine operations at its Sunnyvale plant when a Japanese competitor announces plans to build an 'ultimate' plant in the United States. Case examines issues related to benchmarking a competitor's manufacturing capabilities and productivity. Allows students to compare two companies' manufacturing strategies and their implications for productivity and flexibility.

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Locations:
Size:
USD800 million revenues, 396 employees
Other setting(s):
1991

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