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There are different types of layouts. You can download a mindmap containing the different types of layouts, their advantages and inconveniences by clicking here (in Spanish). Below you will find a list of different types of layouts:

  • Fixed
  • Process
  • Product oriented
  • Cellular layout

There are many factors conditioning the layout:

  • Materials
  • Machinery
  • Workforce
  • Movement
  • Waiting times
  • Auxiliar services
  • Building
  • Changes

To design a layout it is also useful to use the SLP methodology, that is outlined here:

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