Summary and Outlook
In the consumer packaged goods industry, usually a large number of final items is produced in a two- or three-stage flow line production system with heterogeneous, parallel production lines at each stage. Due to sequence-dependent setup times and costs a simultaneous lotsizing and scheduling of the bottleneck stage is necessary.
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