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Checklist for Setting up a Balanced Multi-Storey Factory

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Apparel Online Bangladesh October, 2014

In most of the instances, we live by compulsion and constraint – having ‘inherited’ a building and the fact that a factory has to be established... There are cases when one buys out an outgoing garment factory and all the designing/zoning then goes around the available infrastructure. Piyush R Vyas, an old industry hand and currently the Chief Operating Officer, BD Designs Pvt. Ltd., shares what goes into making a good multi-storey factory layout. “I feel, more important is the ‘balancing’ of each department so that the capacities of warehouse-cutting-sewing-finishing are matching,” says Piyush. The process of setting up a Greenfield project or even reorganizing an existing factory (Brownfield) starts with: Identifying…

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