Design 2 MAX™ Guidelines

Determining the design criteria and metrics is the key to evaluating and choosing the right design. Our Total Cost of Operation model looks at the optimized capacity, cycle time and WIP levels to create the best performing fab.


Selection Criterion - Total Cost of Operations

Operational Criteria:

  • Product / Material Flow
  • Productivity / Staffing Impact
  • Dispatch method (Pull, Push, etc.)
  • Layout flexibility
  • Ramp impact on existing production
  • Maintenance practices
  • Ergonomics
  • Automation
  • Material handling
  • Modularity to future expansion
  • Install / Qual complexity

Business Criteria:

  • Capacity
  • Time to Capacity Online
  • Cost / ROI (IRR)
  • Quality / Yield