The master scheduler in the ABC Widget Company is in the process of revising the master schedule. At the present time, he has scheduled 400 widgets for week 5 and is considering changing this to 500 widgets.
a. What information would you need to decide whether you should make this change?
b. Suppose that each widget takes one hour of press time and three hours of assembly time three weeks before delivery. Can the additional 100 widgets be made in view of the following shop loadings?
c. If the additional widgets cannot be made in part b above, what actions might be taken to make it possible to produce the required widgets?

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