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Southern Pulp and Paper The Toccoa Mill in Georgia was purchased by Southern Pulp and Paper in 1984 Toccoa is the only operation in Southerns business that is fully integrated by having a mill with a pulping plant Twelve years later management is asking whether or not to invest 15 million in capital into the plant to help productivity The alternative is to review the scheduling process of production runs to minimize lost productivity The mill manager is being asked to review any options and bring his recommendation to management In order for these objectives to attained the mill manager will have to oJustify a 15 million investment oReview scheduling for the 5 6 machine The Toccoa Mill has a long history to it Opened in 1941 the plant is 55 years old There has been considerable investment to upgrade machinery and maximize profitability The 5 and 6 machines are being considered the recipients of the capital investment They still function at a tolerable level but their output is still 200 Tons per Day TPD less than other machines in the plant Alternatives If Toccoa does not implement this 15 million upgrade the plant will still function With this computer upgrade the 5 and 6 machines will be able to handle a more flexible production schedule The 6 machine will receive the most benefit from investment It will minimize paper breaks caused from speed variations and moisture changes and therefore increase productivity The 5 will be able to handle a grade change easier which in turn also helps production Recommendation If flexibility is the key to a successful operation the 15 million investment should be approved Flexibility is needed on the 6 machine more than the 5 The capital should be immediately approved for upgrading the 6 machine This upgrade will reduce lost productivity while increasing overall production productivity Lost productivity will have to decrease by 40
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