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Chemical Technology, Control and Management

Abstract

Facility location problems are long-term decision making problems for selection best geographical location to begin the operations of a new facility or for expansion of existing facilities. These are strategic investment decision including many factors that may be inconsistent in nature. To solve this problems, some alternatives based on different criteria’s need to be selected. To make a decision on such fuzzy problems, fuzzy multiple criteria decision making can be applied. In this paper, fuzzy multiple criteria decision making with TOPSIS and weighted product (WP) methods is used to select the best location of company facility. The results of solving represent that TOPSIS and Weighted Product fuzzy multiple criteria decision making methods can be used to select the most suitable place for new facility or for expansion of existing facilities.

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