Site Selection for a Large Scale Integrated Circuits Factory

  • Kaoru Tone
  • Shigeru Yanagisawa


A Japanese manufacturer of electronic goods is planning to construct a new, state-of-the-art factory to manufacture large scale integrated circuits. A team of company managers must decide on the appropriate location for the factory taking many different criteria into account. This paper reports on the decision process that the project team employed to model the site selection problem.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaoru Tone
    • 1
  • Shigeru Yanagisawa
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Policy SciencesSaitama UniversityUrawa, SaitamaJapan
  2. 2.Production Control DivisionOKI Electric Industry Company, LimitedHachioji-Shi TokyoJapan

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