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Metters​ Cabinets, Inc., needs to choose a production method for its new office​ shelf, the Maxistand. To help accomplish​ this, the firm has gathered the following production cost​ data:

Process Type   Annualized Fixed Cost of Plant & Equipment   Labor   Material   Energy
Mass Customization   $1,400,000   30   18   12
Intermittent   $1,000,000   24   26   20
Repetitive   $1,625,000   28   15   12
Continuous   $1,960,000   25   15   10

Metters Cabinets projects an annual demand of 24,000 units for the Maxistand. The selling price for the Maxistand is $120 per unit.

​a) Based on the projected annual​ demand, the best alternative available is to use the

Intermittent, Continuous, Repetetive, or Mass Customization (?)

process.

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