Optimum capacity

Optimum capacity

The amount of manufacturing output that creates the lowest cost per unit.

Optimum Capacity

The number of units a company can manufacture at the lowest possible cost. Generally speaking, a company is said to have reached optimum capacity when the cost of the production of one additional unit is equal to the average cost for every unit.
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The optimum capacity of the plant is 9,000 TCD as recorded in 2006-2007.
He said the new printing press has the optimum capacity of printing 15,000 pages per hour to meet the growing demand of holy book worldwide mainly among Sikh devotees residing overseas.
As more businesses join the race to deliver 5G to consumers, reaching optimum capacity will be achievable, but only if there's collaboration between operators, government, and infrastructure providing partners.
At their optimum capacity, the corridors are expected to hold up to 950 high capacity buses reducing travel time and cost by up to 70 percent.Plans to establish a special purpose vehicle to manage the buses come barely a few days after Kenya cut the import orders by half in favour of buying some from local assemblers.
The 40,000-seat football stadium for the 2022 World Cup could be reduced to a 20,000-seat capacity in its legacy mode following the tournament - the optimum capacity for legacy use as the home ground to Al Wakrah Sport Club professional football team of the Qatar Stars national league.
'What magic wand are you using that fuel is being saved even when trains are running at their optimum capacity?' he asked the railways secretary.
The state-of-the-art warehouse, which has an optimum capacity of 5,200 pallets, is properly lit and ventilated and equipped with a Fire Detection and Alarm System.
The wind farm featuring Siemens Gamesa turbines, once fully operational with optimum capacity, would likely generate sufficient electricity to supply up to 47,000 average local homes, saving more than 300,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO) emission per year.
Adamu, therefore, appealed to the operators of private tertiary institutions to cut down on school fees for optimum capacity utilization, saying this way, they would be benefiting from economies of scale rather than continue to insist on exorbitant school fees which is obviously not paying off.
Goodison Park is limited to 39,000 and Everton feel 52,000 is the optimum capacity to satisfy demand for season ticket-holders and ensure a full stadium.
The first of the three container terminals is currently operational and has an optimum capacity of 2mn TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) per year, eventually increasing to more than 7.5mn.
Dominguez III said the government's infrastructure and human capital investments along with its manageable deficit spending strategy are meant to enable the Philippines to operate at optimum capacity.