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PLANT LOCATION


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Location Analysis

The selection of appropriate location depending on the size of the industry can be done in two stages:

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Other considerations for the choice of location can be

Low interest on loans, special grants, political situation, low rentals, other benefits to encourage investment, attitude of residents towards the industry, living standards etc.

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Safety requirements

Safety requirements

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Local building and planning regulations

Proposed location should not infringe local regulations and bye-laws.

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Availability of housing, other amenities and services

Good housing facility, adequate number of shops, theaters, cinemas, restaurants, local passenger transport and rail services and sufficient availability of gas,

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Suitability of land and climate

Sub-soil of the location should be able to support the load likely to be placed on it.

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Integration with other group of companies

Integration with other group of companies

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Transport and communication facilities

Transport is very important for bringing raw materials, fuel form different places marketing of finished products etc.

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Supply of labour

Labour is one of the most important inputs in an industrial enterprise. There should be regular and cheap supply of labour, specifically for unskilled labour.

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Location should be near to the source of operating power

In some industries continuous and adequate supply of power is of great significance e.g nylon fiber plant.

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Nearness to the potential market

Marketing of its goods efficiently is also an important function of an enterprise.

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Availability of Raw material

An ideal location is one where the main raw material required to manufacture the product is adequately available.

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Consideration of plant location

In particular, the choice of plant location should be based on following consideration

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Factors Responsible for Plant Location Choices

The physical factors associated with location of an enterprise can have a significant impact on the operations of an enterprise an its costs structure.

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Decentralization may take place

There are some types of decentralization

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Main reasons responsible for decentralization

The main reasons responsible for decentralization are:

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Disadvantage of localization

There are many disadvantages of localization viz

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Localization Vs. Localization of Plants

Clusterisation or concentration of similar type of industries and some particular place is known as localization.

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Some of the alternatives for relocation can be

The problem of relocation can be visualized in a number of ways by the management of the enterprise.

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Reasons of relocation of plant

The relocation of plant may be necessary due to following reasons.

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