Journal of Fiber Science and Technology
Online ISSN : 2189-7654
ISSN-L : 0037-9875
Determination of the Most Convenient Polyester Thread Supplier in Upholstery Velvet Production by Multi Criteria Decision Making Methods: A Case from Turkey
Arslan Hakan MuratSerhat AtaHakan Tahiri Mutlu
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2022 Volume 78 Issue 7 Pages 103-113


Upholstery velvet manufacturers choose polyester thread types to get optimum profit by using scientific methods. The matter of determining the most convenient polyester thread supplier might be considered as a decision problem. In this study, the issue of determining the most suitable polyester thread supplier of upholstery velvet manufacturer was analyzed by MACBETH-PROMETHEE Hybrid method. Authorities of relevant businesses were chosen as decision makers. Criteria and alternatives were determined by reviewing literature regarding decision makers. The weights of criteria were evaluated by MACBETH method, however, the priority order of alternatives were evaluated separately both MACBETH and PROMETHEE methods. The fit of analyses practiced by two separate multi criteria decision making methods was tested by Spearman Rank Correlation Analysis. As a result of analyses conducted hybrid method, types of brands and threads were determined. The most basic raw material requirement of enterprises that are upholstery velvet producers is polyester thread. If thread is procured using the model of the study, polyester thread will be purchased at both the most affordable price and the desired quality. Findings were shared with authorities of relevant business.

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