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    (Prove the overhead rate is 105% of material cost.) Calculate the volume-based (traditional) cost per reel for grades A-D identified in Exhibit 1. What is the cost for Forest Hill to conduct a grade change? What is the cost for Forest Hill to slit a reel of paperboard? As shown in Exhibit 1, only products A and C are routinely slit. For purposes of your analysis, assume the slitting equipment must be set up and adjusted between each reel slit. Calculate the new volume-based overhead rate after removing grade change and slitting costs. Determine the activity-based costs for grades A-D Prepare a table that illustrates the percentage change in costs between the volume-based system and the strategic activity-based system. What conclusions can you draw from your analysis? As a consultant to Forest Hill, what actions would you…

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    Mensa Company. The Forest Product business consisted of two divisions that are the Paperboard and Timber. The Paperboard division has become a limitation and should be closed down due to the harmful affect on the organizations cash flows. The Paperboard division had poor preventive maintenance practices, in efficient training programs, and also lack of technology within their facilities. Competitors in the paperboard division were becoming an overall threat in the industry by building new…

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    The consultants estimated that the company required building a new competitive plant of total cost around $1,000,000,000 and would take about 6 years from the plant went on line. The management expected cash flow and its present values of negative -$23 million that is shown in fourth table. The consultant believed that profits after the investment or new plant at 3%-6% per year will not help the company. Proper scheduled Maintenance and no job training for the workers decrease production. The…

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    The medium used for the original work is torn and pasted paper on velvet covered paperboard and the artwork itself is classifed as a drawing. However, Ai approaches re-imagining of the surrealist concept of collage by using the material, coat hanger and sunflower seeds and distorting the coat hanger into a shape of the profile, which is done in a sophisticated manner. The sunflower seeds are very outstanding because they are printed in black-and-white, and the background of wooden floor creates…

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    Atticot Earth Day

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    In the text, “Earth Day,” Claudia Atticot and Alexandra Manning state “Americans use about 69 million tons of paper and paperboard each year.” Recycling or reusing one ton of paper could save approximately fifteen trees.” There are some who believe that Earth Day is not a necessity. However, Earth Day is still necessary and should be observed because Earth Day teaches people about environmental issues, recycling can make a difference, and Americans treat the environment poorly. Primarily,…

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    his wealthy family, Degas had the privilege to pursue his desires. Different from the common artists of the period, he had his own individual style. Degas rejected the well-known painting styles and he rejected the notion he was an Impressionist. During the time, paintings of myths and history were more accepted, however, Degas chose to paint subjects in modern life. Considering himself to be a realist, Degas refused to be labeled an Impressionist. The majority of Degas’s paintings consisted of…

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    Bandow states “For instance, producing paperboard burger containers yields more air and water pollution and consumes more energy than does manufacturing polystyrene clamshells. It takes more water to recycle newsprint than to make it afresh”, so why exercise a project that does not even improve our surroundings? It is mind-boggling to think of how much money is spent on programs to carry out Hershkowitz’s allegation that many American’s see using fresh materials, for example: newspapers,…

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    that were higher in emissions on the exterior walls of the buildings, they used LED lights that are an energy saver and less bright. Other ways in which Costco is doing is with using evaporative emissions recapture system which allows for the capture of the gasoline vapors not to be emitted into the atmosphere from the fuel tank and fuel system. This program that Costco has adopted into their business model has many different designs and models for the company to be as environmentally safe as…

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    women comfortably sitting down with her child tending to her needs, maybe just got done combing her hair and trying to do everything she can to live the American life everyone shoots for. My next piece that was eye-catching was a surrealism piece titled The Dinkey-Bird by Maxfield Parrish. Surrealism pieces are always fun to look at since they tell a story and it can have many interpretations, this art was actually inspired and made for a poem name The Dinkey- Bird as well. Reading the poem…

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    Understanding recyclable materials and eco-labels in packaging process 3.1.1. What packaging materials can be recycled? In general, most of packaging materials such as glass, metal, thermoplastic, paper and cardboards are suitable for recycling, but in many cases, not all of the materials can be recycled (Marsh & Bugusu, 2007, n.p.g.). For example, some materials, especially plastic food containers, are contaminated with oil and grease, which make them unsuitable or hard for recycling (“Identify…

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