By Richard Bronson
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Part II, Factory Physics, presents the core concepts of the book. We begin with the basic structure of the science of manufacturing and a discussion of the systems approach to problem solving. , throughput, inventory, and cycle time) and working up to the subtle influences of variability. We also examine the science behind some popular Japanese techniques by comparing push and pull production systems. For clarity, the main conclusions are stated as "manufacturing laws," although, as we will discuss, some of these laws are true laws that always hold, while others are useful generalities that hold most of the time.
By the mid-19th century it was clear that the Americans were evolving an entirely new approach to manufacturing. The 1851 Crystal Palace Exhibition in London saw the first use of the term American system of manufacturing to describe the display of American products, such as the locks of Alfred Hobbs, the repeating pistol of Samuel Colt, and the mechanical reaper of Cyrus McCormick, all produced using the method of interchangeable parts. The concept of interchangeable parts did not originate in America.
Very early on, marketing was more important in the New World than in the Old. Later on, the role of marketing in manufacturing would be further reinforced when makers of new technologies (sewing machines, typewriters, agricultural equipment) found they could not count on wholesalers or other intermediaries to provide the specialized services necessary to sell their products, and formed their own sales organizations. 3 Andrew Carnegie and Scale Following the lead of the railroads, other industries began the trend toward big business through horizontal and vertical integration.
Operations Research by Richard Bronson