TITLE

Study: SLC's medical tech costs are lowest in West

PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Enterprise/Salt Lake City;5/9/2011, Vol. 40 Issue 42, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a corporate location study comparing the cost of operating a medical technology manufacturing facility in 55 U.S. and near shore locations which showed that Salt Lake City, Utah is the most cost efficient in the West especially within the medical devices and supplies industry in terms of energy, amortization, sales tax and shipping costs.
ACCESSION #
60803937

 

Related Articles

  • TCO reports overlook productivity gains. Dugan, Sean M. // InfoWorld;04/05/99, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p37 

    Examines the total cost of ownership (TCO) of laptops compared to desktop systems. Estimate from the Gartner Group; Potential productivity gains from laptops.

  • 10 WAYS TO CUT COSTS. Blackie, Tony // BRW;11/29/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 45, p21 

    The article enumerates the steps that Australian businesses can take to cut business costs. According to the author, companies should develop a corporate culture of effective cost management. The author also recommends centralizing purchasing and determining and documenting product and service...

  • On the Supply Side. Cox, Kay // HomeCare Magazine;Nov2005, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p46 

    The article reports on the American Association for Homecare's creation of a Medical Supplies Council to set priorities and formulate home care policy. The council will include providers and companies that manufacture diabetic, incontinence, ostomy, urological and wound care supplies. The goal...

  • Stand by your brand: Promoting strong image attracts and retains employees and customers. Garlick, Rick // Nation's Restaurant News;4/19/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 16, p20 

    Focuses on the challenges faced by food industry in the U.S. Plans of companies to trim operating costs as well as to strengthen brand offering; citation of effective management of human capital as an answer to the challenges in the food industry; Factors underlying the company's brand image...

  • Playbook: Cleaning House. Mattingly, Ted // Parks & Recreation;May2006, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p16 

    The article presents some suggestions to reduce facility maintenance costs. It is reported that one should perform a simple self-evaluation of facility to include all infrastructure, building systems, furniture, finishes and equipment. This helps to ensure that minor repairs and worn items are...

  • Fresno consolidates 911 dispatch (with related video).  // Urgent Communications Exclusive Insight;12/21/2011, p1 

    The article reports that the Fire Department of California has found a way to both save money and improve fire service. After an extensive study into their communications program, they found that by consolidating the 911 dispatch for fire and EMS services in the city and county of Fresno, all of...

  • Design drives energy efficiency. Coupel, Samuel // Process & Control Engineering (PACE);Jul2012, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p13 

    The article focuses on the importance of efficient energy usage as it helps in minimizing the operating expenses. It informs about power monitoring systems which is a cost effective method of analyzing the three dimensions of energy cost including fixed, variable and exceptional. It also...

  • Integracija naprednih tehnologij čiščenja obarvanih odpadnih vod iz tekstilne industrije. Novak, Nina // Tekstilec;oct-dic2011, Vol. 54 Issue 10-12, p251 

    The article presents a study which examines new approaches to to determine cost-effective decoloration and mineralization of colored textiles. It mentions that the cost of electricity, hydrogen peroxide and water needed to adjust the dye concentration were considered to be relevant operating...

  • MWV to Close Folding Carton Plant.  // Official Board Markets;5/24/2008, Vol. 84 Issue 21, p1 

    The article reports on the closure of the MWV Corp. folding cartoon plant in Warrington, Pennsylvania in an effort to streamline cost and operational efficiencies. It states that some production processes will be transferred to other MWV cartoon plants. According to the company, its capacity to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics