Sometimes a jump start on a project is all you need or maybe you
just want to bring an expert in to build your entire model. We
are fortunate to have an elaborate pool of certified ExtendSim
consultants who can provide exceptional solutions to even your
Each of these ExtendSim Consultants has worked with us extensively
and have come highly recommended by their customers. Consulting
companies range in size and their field or fields of expertise.
Please contact these firms directly for information on their services.
These companies are not affiliated
with Imagine That Inc. nor do we make any guarantees regarding
projects with these Consultants.
||CORDA Ltd. -
|Operational research and analysis
CORDA is a specialized company offering analytical services to decision-makers
and is an established supplier of operational research to the
UK MoD and NATO. Simulation modeling is a core service supplied
and CORDA can provide support throughout the whole software life-cycle.
This ranges from specialized consultancy to the development of
||James Dailey & Associates - Minneapolis,
|Large job shops, manufacturing and supply chains
Dailey & Associates is an independent resource for
ExtendSim modeling services and custom block development. Partnering
with 15-year ExtendSim veteran Lynn Scheurman, their portfolio
includes simulations of large job-shop, manufacturing, and
supply chain processes for a wide range of corporate clients.
James' block development background includes a custom supply
chain library and data architecture that is used by a number
of other ExtendSim modelers. Lynn’s development efforts
date back to Extend v3, with expertise in the wood products
and defense industries. This team has a proven knack for designing well organized
and understandable models, and their efficient services are
available at freelance rates.
||Edgestone Information Technologies
Co., Ltd. - Shanghai, China
|Efficiency improvement, cost reduction, process optimization
Technologies Co., Ltd of China, is specialized
in efficiency improvement and cost reduction through intelligent
software tools and consulting services for China manufacturing
and service industry. The tools and services provided by Edgestone
address the potential cost saving throughout the whole lifecycle
of product development within and across supply chain. Current
Edgestone customers include many well-known companies, such
as Intel, Nokia, Baosteel, Areva, Huawei, ABB, Canon, Metteler
Toledo, BSHG, Foxconn, Cadbury Schwepps, Novo Nordisk, etc
as well as a group of elite small and medium companies. Among
expertise, Edgestone is specially focusing on consulting services
and solutions built on simulation-based optimization that provides
not only analysis, but optimized results as well.
||Grayrock & Associates, LLC -
Phoenix, AZ USA
|Simplifying and Managing Complexity, Team Analysis and Decision Making, Discrete Event Modeling and Breakthrough Discoveries
GrayRock & Associates, LLC
2216 East Columbine Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85259 USA
GrayRock & Associates, LLC provides people or soft skills and technical or problem solving skills. In this way they can transform a dysfunctional team or business unit around quickly. They have created their own unique DAM Thinking construct that has proven highly effective. Plus use Tony Robbins and Bob Proctor tools and techniques as well as Tribal Leadership constructs to quickly create highly collaborative teams centered around innovative breakthroughs.
On the technical side, GrayRock has come to believe that modeling needs to be at the core instead of the intricate and confusing process maps that Lean and Six Sigma exposes. In this way the proper metrics, data, and problem solving tools can have the fastest most beneficial effect on the technical part of the business problem or opportunity. GrayRock is unique that they tackle the people side (DAM thinking) and the technical side simultaneously, and use projects to blend everything together and get results fast.
GrayRock's strength lies in its expertise in manufacturing operations, data collection, data analysis, and defining and translating problems into business opportunities that can be realized quickly. Their intent is to always focus on small, yet complex models that provide new powerful insights where the resulting decisions and new policies have a powerful impact to a business.
||Insight Acumen -
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Advanced modeling and simulation, decision support,
system improvement, mentoring
Acumen is a niche, professional services company providing
operations analysis, decision support, advanced systems modeling
and simulation. Whether your problem involves a current system
that needs improvement, or a 'blue sky' project that has not
yet been built, Insight Acumen can build a model as a proving
ground for experimentation and 'what if' sensitivity analysis.
Working closely with domain subject matter experts, IA can
use process models to quantify the impact of changes, and the
benefits of potential system improvements. In addition, decision
makers have the benefit of robust system analysis to complement
their existing decision support tools. Insight Acumen staff
have extensive experience in the Defence and aerospace realms,
plus the skills required to support many other industry types.
||KROMITE LLC -
Lambertville, NJ USA
|KROMITE LLC was founded to provide independent and unbiased support for tough decisions in the life science industry.
243 N. Union Street, Suite 117
Lambertville, NJ 08530
KROMITE's team, located in North America and Europe, possesses unparalleled expertise in scenario analysis and decision-making. From years of working for biotech, medical device, agricultural and pharma companies, KROMITE consultants command intimate knowledge of the terminologies, organizational roles and responsibilities, product development processes, common deal term structures, and organizational decision making processes, which allows their clients to rely on them as a partner and external expert.
||Peter Humphreys Pty Ltd - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Solutions with Integrity
||Provident Solution Group, Inc. - Pensacola, FL USA
|Commercial and Government M&S, Statistical Analysis and Decision Support Solutions
Provident Solutions Group, Inc.
103 South Alcaniz St.
Pensacola, Florida 32502
850.457.7995 • 850.457.7996 fax
PSGI has many years of experience in applying the use of EXTENDSIM to business processes both in the commercial and government environment. Their background covers manufacturing, academia, research organizations, military organizations and Federal Agencies. Analytics is their business and simulation using EXTENDSIM is a core feature of their talents.
Their company is focused on helping their customers understand their data and in doing so allows them to make better decisions understanding sales patterns and volume driver, highlighting factors that affect performance and increase productions through Design of Experiments. If your goal is to optimize a process through simulation, PSGI can assist in the problem definition, specify system requirements, specify and gather necessary data, build and test the model.
chemical & packaging lines
1989, 1Point2 has distributed ExtendSim (in both French
and English) and ExtendSim-related tools in France and
other European countries. They provide simulation courses,
seminars, and services for the industrial and scientific community,
based on applying ExtendSim to numerous industrial problems.
Specializations include simulation for chemical processes,
Kanban loop sizing, ExtendSim and Excel data links, and custom
block coding. They described their views on simulation in "Gestion
de flux en enterprises - modélisation et simulation",
by JF Claver, J. Gélinier and Dominique Pitt, Editions
Hermes, 1996 Paris, France.
Depuis 1989, 1Point2 accompagne l'entrée dans l'industrie
des techniques de simulation de flux par des prestations
de services et d'études, des logiciels et des formations.
1Point2 distribue et utilise ExtendSim (Version Anglaise & Française)
dans des domaines variés allant de la modélisation
d'ateliers à l'optimisation de chaînes logistiques.
1Point2 est présent dans tous types d'industries,le
monde de la santé, les services publics, l'enseignement
et la recherche.
||OpStat Group -
Ridgefield, CT USA
Sigma and lean for pharmacological and biological
OpStat has improved operational performance for companies in manufacturing,
logistics and supply chain using a best practice methodology
and ExtendSim models for analysis. They use ExtendSim in six
sigma and lean manufacturing programs to pre-test process changes,
which have enabled their clients to realize significant inventory,
cycle time, and service level improvements.
OpStat licenses models specifically for pharmaceutical and
biological manufacturing, which include all product forms,
rules for processing, sterilization, cleaning and regulatory
requirements. They provide models and training for client teams
to analyze capacity, process improvement, and test validation
plans. The OpStat clinical trials model is used to manage the
supply of materials for planned and actual patient recruitment
during a clinical trial phase.
Following is an introduction to OpStat and case studies from
y Tecnología S.A. - Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Operations management for large corporations
S&T es una empresa de consultoría en Alta Dirección,
especializada en Gestión de Operaciones. Diri ge sus
servicios a empresas industriales, de distribución
y servicios, asistiéndolas en la definición
de estrategias y en el rediseño de sus procesos para
alcanzar y sostener una posición competitiva dominante.
S&T is a consulting firm focused on operations management
and devoted to serving big industrial companies in Argentina.
They aim to help management with periodic decisions relating
to the improvement and performance control of manufacturing
and logistic processes.
||SPARTA, Inc., a PARSONS Company -
Huntsville, AL USA
|Defense, intelligence, and homeland security
SPARTA, Inc., recently acquired by Parsons, provides technical products and services to the defense, intelligence and homeland security sectors of the US federal government. SPARTA's vision has been consistent since 1979—apply the best intellectual talent to help solve major national challenges. The company focuses on problems that require critical technical analysis, innovative computer science and engineering solutions, complex network analysis and architecture development, and expert acquisition support. SPARTA has a longstanding reputation for integrity, technical excellence, and customer satisfaction.
SPARTA core competencies include scientific, technical, and analytical skills applied to the development and application of models and simulations; the definition of complex system architectures; and the development of advanced algorithms, composite products, protocol processing, and information assurance technologies and methodologies.
SPARTA has developed and delivered ExtendSim models and simulations
for two decades to its a diverse set of customers, providing
custom designed applications for the user. Their goal is to provide
tools to aid decision makers with the ability to predict and
assess with confidence existing and future system designs,
reducing project risks and uncertainty.