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Investment Analysis Methods: A practitioner's guide to understanding the basic principles for investment decisions in manufacturing

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Author(s)

Douglas Thomas

Abstract

This guide was assembled for those manufacturers that may not have the resources to maintain staff dedicated to evaluating potential investments. It is an overview of the primary methods used for evaluating investments in manufacturing technologies and is designed to minimize the amount of time and resources needed to understand them.
Citation
Advanced Manufacturing Series (NIST AMS) - 200-5
Report Number
200-5

Keywords

investment, decision making, manufacturing, net present value, internal rate of return, new technologies

Citation

Thomas, D. (2017), Investment Analysis Methods: A practitioner's guide to understanding the basic principles for investment decisions in manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing Series (NIST AMS), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.AMS.200-5 (Accessed September 22, 2021)
Created October 17, 2017, Updated June 24, 2021