Integral principles when arranging factory premises
The factory is the workplace of many workers. How to utilize the factory to increase efficiency in business activities? This mainly depends on the warehouses and factories’ design and layout. Therefore, in this article, BMB Steel will provide you with some integral principles in the factory premise’s layout to have a reasonable allocation.
The first thing that businesses have to do is to choose a reasonable warehouse and factory location. A suitable, convenient, and cost-optimized location, as well as factory premise’s layout, depends on:
Therefore, when enterprises make the decision to build factories, they should clearly identify these factors to choose a suitable location and premise’s layout.
Factories are arranged according to the order of the product manufacturing technology process. The product has to pass through many factories in an orderly. Therefore, the first factory should be located near the raw material warehouse, and the last factory should be located near the finished goods warehouse.
Two workshops that have a relation in exchange of products should be arranged next to each other to facilitate the transportation of raw materials and finished products. Besides, the finished goods warehouses should be located near the main roads or highways.
When choosing the location and factory layout. You should consider the possibility of future expansion.
Due to the need for development, the expansion will lead to an increase in the production output and other products, so expanding the production area is inevitable.
Making use of the available areas may assist businesses in minimizing incurred expenses.
Currently, many factories have used overhead conveyors as equipment for their warehouses.
When expanding or arranging the production premises, it is significant to take into account that the equipment system will be changed. Thus, it must be calculated so that these changes can be made quickly without incurred cost or production disruption.
This problem not only increases the distances but also causes congestion in the transportation process.
Hopefully, BMB Steel has provided you with helpful information about the factory premise’s layout with the above information. Besides, you can refer to more factory drawings and pre-engineered warehouse models to choose suitable ones for your own buildings!