Fasteners and Class C Component Supply

Falcon supplies fasteners and inventory management services to manufacturers in North and South Carolina, Kentucky, and the surrounding areas.

Charlotte Office

10715 John Price Road
Charlotte, NC 28273

Phone: 800.438.0332

Mobile: 704.588.4740

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 7429 | Charlotte, NC 28241-7429

Phone: 704.588.4740

Fax: 704.588.5753

Kentucky Office

11536 Commonwealth Drive
Louisville, KY 40299

Phone: 502.266.6292

Fax: 502.526.5567

About Aaron Lyles

Aaron is the Marketing Director at Falcon Fastening Solutions, Inc. He is focused on sharing Falcon's unique approach to fastening and class C production component supply chain solutions with equipment manufacturers.
19 Feb 2018

8 Step ABC Inventory Analysis & Classification Process (Part 3 of 3: Pointers)

2018-02-20T16:43:36+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Class C Components, Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

The key to establishing a successful ABC classification system is trusting its design and following a few best practices. Below are a few tips and considerations related to ABC analysis.

12 Feb 2018

8 Step ABC Inventory Analysis & Classification Process (Part 2 of 3: 8-Step ABC Classification)

2018-02-20T16:44:41+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Class C Components, Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

While the concept of ABC classification is a simple one, classifying large, complex inventories can seem needlessly tedious and overwhelming. Fortunately, while classifying your inventory the first time, can feel like a lot of work with little return, the payoff us exponential when you consider that it forms the foundation of streamlined inventory management and material flow otherwise achievable. Once you’ve committed to conducting an ABC analysis of your inventory, follow the steps....

6 Feb 2018

8 Step ABC Inventory Analysis and Classification Process (Part 1 of 3: ABC Class Definitions)

2018-02-20T16:46:00+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Class C Components, Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

ABC classification is a simple and powerful inventory management tool that plays a vital role in inventory control and material flow planning. It empowers lean manufacturers to improve the efficiency of the inventory replenishment schedule. It is a straightforward task, and if you want to implement Kanban, it’s an essential prerequisite.

31 May 2017

What Are the 5 Lean Principles All About?

2018-02-20T16:34:42+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Class C Components, Lean Manufacturing|

Lean manufacturing can help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) reduce waste, save money and enhance their operations, but it's important to have a thorough understanding of the principles of this strategy to ensure you can execute it properly.

10 May 2017

How to Approach Value Stream Mapping

2018-02-20T16:37:09+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Class C Components, Lean Learning, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

Lean manufacturing is here to stay, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that want to keep up with the competition will need to stay on top of the many tools and methods, such as value stream mapping, to keep their factories running efficiently and smoothly.

13 Apr 2017

How to Deal with Rising Steel Prices

2018-01-04T10:22:56+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Risk Mitigation, Supply Chain|

Rising steel prices are being felt. At a recent Global Supply Alliance (GSA) meeting, supplier members reported seeing price increases of […]

23 Mar 2017

3 Manufacturing Tech Trends Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) Should Explore

2017-04-19T13:30:06+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Lean Manufacturing|

Staying on top of the latest industry trends is an effective way to keep original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) at the forefront of the competition, and this is especially true when it comes to technology.

22 Mar 2017

Don’t Stress Over Non-Core Functions – Outsource Instead!

2017-03-22T14:04:29+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Lean Manufacturing|

Keeping everything operational and running efficiently is challenging enough, but when you're bogged down with dozens of different tasks and processes to worry about, it's difficult to give your full attention to any one aspect of the production process.