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WE ARE FACTORY PHYSICS

Formed in 2001 by Dr. Mark Spearman, Factory Physics Inc. is a management consulting company powered by Factory Physics® analytics. We provide cloud-based, patented analytics and an award-winning scientific framework to improve service and throughput, reduce cost and optimize inventory. We train your people in practical operations science to ensure improvements last. We have worked with leading companies the world over to create and implement breakthrough operations strategies. We accelerate results using your existing efforts, such as Lean or Six Sigma, and your existing information technology. Call us if you want better results quickly.

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THE LATEST FROM OUR BLOG

In our last blog we stated that there is no simple formula for calculating the safety stock required for a given fill rate if the reorder quantity is greater than one. In this blog, I’ll provide detail on correct safety stock calculation and some considerations when trying to optimize safety stock... Read more

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In continuing our tradition of excellence in education and training, Factory Physics Inc. is proud to team up with PMI Production Management Institute GmbH to offer training and education in the science of Factory Physics concepts.
Mark L Spearman will be the keynote speaker at the POMS 27th Annual Conference. In this talk he will suggest methods to help make production and operations management more powerful, more meaningful, and its practitioners, more successful. Discussing...

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Put our scientific framework to work for you.

 

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...

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...

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Successful managers apply practical science to quickly achieve predictable improvements. Imitating other competitors or “best practices” of companies in different industries is an uncertain path at best. Executives and managers are most successful by understanding and applying practical operations... Read more
A Wall Street Journal article, For a More Productive Workforce, Scientific Know-How Helps , Lauren Weber, June 28, 2017, describes a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research. "Companies with a higher proportion of scientists and engineers are more productive than their peers, even... Read more
A major aerospace company trains over 300 line and management employees to advance existing programs The case study is of a major aerospace company whose repair and overhaul (R&O) business generates over a hundred million dollars in revenue each year. Executives in the R&O business have... Read more

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