Ishmal Cannery packs dates for worldwide shipment. The owner has asked you to analyze the cannery’s throughput. You find that in June, the cannery generated the following:

Cans packed and shipped


Total cans (some defective)


Value added processing time

12,500 hours

Total processing time

48,000 hours

a. Calculate the manufacturing cycle efficiency.

b. Calculate the process productivity.

c. Calculate the process quality yield.

d. Calculate the throughput using only good units and total time.

e. Verify your answer to part (d) by using your answers to parts (a), (b), and (c).