Strategies in Site Selection: New State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility Supports Global Supply-Chain Goals

Strategies in Site Selection: New State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility Supports Global Supply-Chain Goals


July 2007

A new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in the United States is being built. Location selection for the new plant was the outcome of a systematic decision process involving Analysis - Review - Consensus at multiple steps, reflecting at each step the global interests of the company. This article reviews the site selection process followed by this Fortune 500 company.

Keywords: site selection, location strategy, manufacturing, global, strategy, supply chain, screening, incentive, negotiation

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