Evaluation of Iranian wood and cellulose industries

  • Malek Hassanpour Department of Environmental science, UCS, Osmania University, Telangana State, India
Keywords: Evaluation, Iranian wood and cellulose industries, TOPSIS


Iranian Wood and Cellulose Industries (IWCI) are distinguished via a minimum quantity of wood consumptions with high wastages rates along with favourite products generation. IWCI exposed to lots of obstacles in the way of maturation and expansion especially in terms of technologies assigned and overdependence on input materials entered into industries cycle. Present cluster study of IWCI empirically targeted an assessment of technologies, input and output materials streams, existing facilities in industries individually. SPSS Software along with Delphi Fuzzy theory and Fuzzy Technique for Order of Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS) methods were assigned to evaluate the data of industries as findings of Iranian evaluator team once before construction of industries. T-test analysis had represented significant differences around (pvalue≤ 0.001, 0.002) among main criteria of IWCI such as the number of employees, power, water and fuel exploitations and the land area occupied by each industry. Using Friedman test the ranks values were obtained about 2.59, 4, 1.53, 1.88 and 5 for the number of employees, power, water, fuel consumed and land area applied in the location of industries. Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) via Delphi Fuzzy set, Fuzzy TOPSIS and TOPSIS resulted to a hierarchical classification among IWCI.


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How to Cite
Hassanpour, M. (2019). Evaluation of Iranian wood and cellulose industries. Decision Making: Applications in Management and Engineering, 2(1), 13-34. https://doi.org/10.31181/dmame1901013h