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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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Inventory is a great fascination for managers. Primarily because it is a fairly flexible asset that companies can use to manage their financial performance. This also makes inventory a source of poor control because short term financial reporting considerations often overrule good operations... Read more

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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...

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...

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Companies pursue supply chain speed as a competitive advantage but often wreak havoc. Instant communication and voracious data transfer can easily overwhelm today’s managers. Trying to manage with speed is like texting while driving—you know it’s dangerous but there’s a strong urge to respond while... Read more
We first met Norbert Majerus at one of our Factory Physics seminars in Tampa in 2005. He was just beginning his Lean journey at Goodyear. As Norbert relates it, "When I was asked to take a shot at developing a lean product development process at Goodyear, I started going to conferences, read books... Read more
Industry surveys are everywhere. The term "alternative facts" has recently come under scrutiny and provides good insight into much of the value of industry surveys. To quote Mary Norris' recent article in The New Yorker , "They do not have actual existence. Alternative facts are delusions." The... Read more

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