Carbondale Casting produces cast bronze valves on a 10- person assembly line. On a recent day, 160 valves were produced during an 8- hour shift.
a) Calculate the labor productivity of the line.
b) John Good ale, the manager at Carbondale, changed the layout and was able to increase production to 180 units per 8- hour shift. What is the new labor productivity per labor- hour?
c) What is the percentage of productivity increase?