2. Silo Manufacturing Corporation (SMC)—Parts A and B: Managing with Economic Order Quantity

Dr. Ted Farris, University of North Texas

SMC—Part A

SMC recently renamed itself from Silo Manufacturing Corporation to give the impression it is a modern manufacturer. Located in Blacksburg, Virginia, SMC is a regional provider of grain towers/silos for farms as far north as University Park, Pennsylvania, as far west as Knoxville, Tennessee, and as far south as Statesboro, Georgia. In recent years, SMC has extended its business to include the latest in agricultural engineering services for elevator design and installation. Its core business still remains the fabrication of the grain elevators.

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