a manufacturing method for a standardized product or products in which fixed capital, raw material, and labor operations are centralized and sophisticated machinery is often used
It remained for the Ingersoll organization, many years later, to develop such a factory system.
"I wish you'd write a book about the factory system," she said.
To Southey as to Chalmers the great evil of the day was the growth of the disorganised populace under the factory system.
This evil began with the adoption of the factory system in modern industry.
The factory system made wretchedness the common lot of the English workingman of this period.
But these particular evils were not specially due to the factory system.
The factory system has begun to make some way in dressmaking, but not to a considerable extent.
While the factory system of production is general in America, it is far from universal.
We see in the first volume the effect of the factory system in creating capital.
Thus it introduced the factory system, one might say, into the harvest-field.