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.

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About Michelle Safrit

Michelle is the Marketing Manager at Falcon Fastening Solutions, Inc. She is focused in communicating value to Falcon's customers, contacts and audiences by sharing the company's unique approach to fastening and class C production component supply.
24 Jan 2017

3 Inventory Management Strategies That Work

By |January 24th, 2017|Inventory Management|Comments Off on 3 Inventory Management Strategies That Work|

Inventory management can be complicated, confusing and time-consuming, dragging down lean manufacturing efforts for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
13 Oct 2016

How VMI anticipates forecasting challenges in manufacturing

By |October 13th, 2016|VMI|Comments Off on How VMI anticipates forecasting challenges in manufacturing|

Vendor managed inventory (VMI) services can help OEMs address challenges inherent in forecasting demand.
26 Aug 2016

Value Engineering Seminar – Hosted by SCMEP

By |August 26th, 2016|News & Events|Comments Off on Value Engineering Seminar – Hosted by SCMEP|

SCMEP and Falcon Fastening Solutions are partnering to bring you Value Engineering Fundamentals. A 50% discount is offered to qualified attendees. SC manufacturers please call 864-288-5687 to find out if you qualify. If you are located outside of SC, please call 1-800-438-0332.

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28 Jun 2016
  • Better B2B Communication Key to Efficient Supply Chain Management
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    Better B2B Communication Key to Efficient Supply Chain Management

Better B2B Communication Key to Efficient Supply Chain Management

By |June 28th, 2016|Supply Chain|Comments Off on Better B2B Communication Key to Efficient Supply Chain Management|

Without proper supply chain management strategies in place, any other efforts to enhance production efficiency and product quality will be significantly hampered.
29 Jan 2016
  • Let's look at a few examples of how the Pareto Principle could be applied to OEM operations.
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    3 ways OEMs can apply the Pareto Principle for leaner operations

3 ways OEMs can apply the Pareto Principle for leaner operations

By |January 29th, 2016|Lean Manufacturing|Comments Off on 3 ways OEMs can apply the Pareto Principle for leaner operations|

Let's look at a few examples of how the Pareto Principle could be applied to OEM operations.
27 Jan 2016
  • Here's why OEMs in search of more effective procurement should stop thinking with their wallets and start considering the long-term benefits to on-site functionality.
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    Breaking Free from the Low-Cost Mindset in Parts Procurement

Breaking Free from the Low-Cost Mindset in Parts Procurement

By |January 27th, 2016|Lean Manufacturing, VMI|Comments Off on Breaking Free from the Low-Cost Mindset in Parts Procurement|

Here's why OEMs in search of more effective procurement should stop thinking with their wallets and start considering the long-term benefits to on-site functionality.
5 Jan 2016
  • Finding new ways to handle the parts procurement process and manage inventories could potentially lay the groundwork for manufacturing operations that constantly self-improve.
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    Time for an upgrade: Robots, kaizen and OEM self-improvement

Time for an upgrade: Robots, kaizen and OEM self-improvement

By |January 5th, 2016|Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, VMI|Comments Off on Time for an upgrade: Robots, kaizen and OEM self-improvement|

Finding new ways to handle the parts procurement process and manage inventories could potentially lay the groundwork for manufacturing operations that constantly self-improve.
15 Dec 2015
  • As the clock counts down to 2016, OEMs should celebrate the value VMI programs can bring to Class C Component procurement.
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    How OEMs can resolve their issues with Class C Components before New Year’s with VMI programs

How OEMs can resolve their issues with Class C Components before New Year’s with VMI programs

By |December 15th, 2015|Inventory Management, Lean Manufacturing, VMI|Comments Off on How OEMs can resolve their issues with Class C Components before New Year’s with VMI programs|

As the clock counts down to 2016, OEMs should celebrate the value VMI programs can bring to Class C Component procurement.
15 Oct 2015
  • What to Consider When Purchasing Supply Chain Management Software
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    What to Consider When Purchasing Supply Chain Management Software

What to Consider When Purchasing Supply Chain Management Software

By |October 15th, 2015|Supply Chain|Comments Off on What to Consider When Purchasing Supply Chain Management Software|

When original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) leverage the right supply chain management software, they can reap a slew of benefits. But choosing the perfect system can sometimes seem a monumental task.
8 Oct 2015
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    5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: The VMI Solution [Video]

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: The VMI Solution [Video]

By |October 8th, 2015|Reducing Lead Times, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: The VMI Solution [Video]|

Now, let's look at a viable option to cut back on those inefficiencies.