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WE ARE FACTORY PHYSICS

Formed in 2001 by Dr. Mark Spearman, Factory Physics Inc. is a management consulting company empowered by Factory Physics® Analytics. We provide an award-winning scientific framework to determine the cause of problems, software support tools to model and to optimize planning and execution systems, as well as training to ensure that the improvements last.

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How often do your meetings end in applause? Ever been in a bad meeting? Far too many people have. There are innumerable articles about time wasted in meetings. So why do people continue to have meetings? There must be something of value that occurs in meetings. Turns out that meetings are a service... Read more

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Setting Lot Sizes or Batch Sizes is a great mystery for many managers. It's one of those things that everyone thinks about but few have a good understanding of appropriate methods for calculating and maintaining optimal lot sizes. Most just default...
Join us for this powerful seminar describing the basic science any manager needs to know to effectively control operations and its cash flow to realize quick improvements.

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CSUITE is the first software application of Factory Physics' powerful and practical scientific framework.  Our CSUITE application optimizes on-time delivery, inventory, and cost to provide easily implemented solutions... identifying and plugging the critical functional gaps in enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications and their implementation.  It compliments existing Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and information technology (IT) investments while increasing the 'bang' for the continuous improvement 'buck'.

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"I know of no quicker more effective approach to improving performance than the Factory Physics approach."

Corporate VP of Manufacturing Strategy, Fortune 300 Company

Our expert personnel bring their deep experience and knowledge of Factory Physics’ science to help managers meet specific goals such as:

  • Improving customer service
  • Increasing cash flow
  • Reducing costs
  • Optimizing inventory

We would love to help you improve your bottom line through our unique, personalized consultation process and CSUITE software.

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Discover our publications.

From the award-winning developers of Factory Physics—a powerful leadership guide for breakthrough performance

A comprehensive guide that cuts through the hodgepodge of copycat initiatives, overblown buzzwords, confusing mathematics, and misguided software, Factory Physics for Managers is a breath of fresh air...

Our economy and future way of life depend on how well American manufacturing managers adapt to the dynamic, globally competitive landscape and evolve their firms to keep pace. A major challenge is how to structure the...

EVEN number problems from Factory Physics, 3rd Edition. Once payment has been confirmed, the PDF can be downloaded.
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Managers face an infinite range of situations and problems that involve bringing materials and information together to produce and deliver goods and services to customers. In Hopp's solid, practical introduction to manufacturing and supply chain dynamics, managers learn how to...

The Factory Physics Blog

How often do your meetings end in applause? Ever been in a bad meeting? Far too many people have. There are innumerable articles about time wasted in meetings. So why do people continue to have meetings? There must be something of value that occurs in meetings. Turns out that meetings are a service... Read more
Employee capacity planning directly affects employee morale and performance. Many companies do capacity planning and staffing using a "seat of the pants" approach and their productivity suffers. Unfortunately, the relationship between employee utilization and work variability is not well understood... Read more
“The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely.” – William Osler Performance improvement strategies that focus on value-added activities have been popular for at least a couple of decades. Executives, managers and workers alike appreciate the simple idea of eliminating waste... Read more

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