Boyer Inc. is considering the introduction of a new product. This product can be manufactured in one of several ways: Using the present system at a variable cost of $55 per unit and a one time cost of $15,500. They can upgrade the present system, which will have a variable cost of $48.00 per unit, and an initial cost of $27,200. That last option consists of adding a new system with a per unit variable cost of $25.00, and an initial cost of $45,000. The organization is worried however, about the impact of competition. If no competition occurs, they expect manufacture 4,500, 6,800, and 8,800 units respectively. With competition, they expect to manufacture: 3,750, 5,500, and 6,700 units respectively. At the moment their best estimate is that there is a 57% chance of competition. They decided to make their decision based on manufacturing cost for each alternative. Based on evaluating cost, determine the following: a. What is the EMV for using the present system
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