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Payback as an investment criterion for sawmill improvement projectsAuthor(s): G. B. Harpole
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL–GTR–34. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 4 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionMethods other than presented here should be used to assess projects for likely return on investment; but, payback is simple to calculate and can be used for calculations that will indicate the relative attractiveness of alternative improvement projects. This paper illustrates how payback ratios are calculated, how they can be used to rank alternative improvement projects, and how to calculate the benefit value of improvement projects.
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CitationHarpole, G. B. 1983. Payback as an investment criterion for sawmill improvement projects. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL–GTR–34. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 4 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
KeywordsFeasibility studies, costs, efficiency, profits, sawmilling, sawmill improvement projects
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