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Intratec Plant Location Factors Basis

How are the Intratec Plant Location Factors calculated?



Intratec Plant Location Factors are calculated based on high volumes of local data of different locations, relating to productivity, labor costs, steel and energy prices, equipment import needs, freight, taxes and duties on imported and domestic materials and regional business environment, among others.

Intratec Plant Location Factors methodology involves combining series of the four major components - labor cost, material cost, logistic costs and business enviroment - to reasonably reflect their relative importance. The factors are calculated in a comparative manner, taking the United States as the reference location.

Updated on: 03/31/2023