The memory chip manufacturer is also thinking about relocating one of their existing plants. Your boss is not sure that they should do so. He has asked you to write a white paper on the pros and cons of relocating facilities. In this paper, he wants you to specifically discuss:
What motivations typically cause firms to initiate a facilities location or relocation projects?
How would a facility location decision for our company differ from one for a service organization?
Discuss five metrics which should be used when selecting a new production facility location.
Based on the these metrics, describe where in the United States you would locate this facility. Please be specific as to why you would choose this location