The other recommendation is that this glass studio should increase its current production units. In this case, an increase in the overall production units will increase the total profits. The main product that should be targeted is production of vases. At this glass studio, there is idle, unused capacity which amounts to 11.4 hours. Utilizing this idle capacity will translate to improved efficiency for this glass studio. An increase in capacity use and the product price will result in a revenue increase which will also result in an increase, in profits.
Another recommendation is that this glass studio must reduce its variable costs. Owing to the high fixed costs, incurring low variable costs may impact heavily on the profitability of this glass company. He uses around 35% of the 204 pound batch in each week. If he decreases this batch, there is a possibility of reducing wastage and also cut costs. 50% of the costs could be reduced by reducing the batch to 100 pounds.