Accession Number:

ADA110223

Title:

A Study of Metric Conversion of Distilled Spirits Containers: A Policy and Planning Evaluation.

Descriptive Note:

Phase rept.,

Corporate Author:

APPLIED CONCEPTS CORP RESTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

184.0

Abstract:

The report establishes the historical baseline regarding events that occurred, the reasons for the events, their impacts, and the lessons learned from the conversion. The report consists of eight chapters and an appendix 1 an overview of the distilled spirits industry, 2 an analysis of the motivation phase of the conversion, 3 an analysis of the planning phase, 4 a description and analysis of the events of the implementation phase, 5 an analysis of the costs and savings resulting from the conversion, 6 an analysis of the impact of the conversion on prices of distilled spirits, 7 an analysis of the impacts on consumption, profitability, industry structure, and size, product and brand preferences, 8 a summary of the findings and conclusions from the assessment of the process, and 9 the appendix a detailed chronology of events. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Containers and Packaging
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE