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.
23 Mar 2017
  • 3 Manufacturing Tech Trends Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) Should Explore
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    3 Manufacturing Tech Trends Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) Should Explore

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

By |March 23rd, 2017|Lean Manufacturing|0 Comments|

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

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

By |March 22nd, 2017|Lean Manufacturing|0 Comments|

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.
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.
2 Sep 2015
  • 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 4 Freight
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    5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 4 Freight [Video]

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 4 Freight [Video]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Inventory Management, Lean Learning, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 4 Freight [Video]|

Today, we're going to discuss the many ways freight costs can add up.
11 Aug 2015

Get in Gear for the 4th Annual Manufacturing Day

By |August 11th, 2015|Lean Manufacturing, News & Events|Comments Off on Get in Gear for the 4th Annual Manufacturing Day|

Manufacturing Day may not have the rich history of annual events like Labor Day or July Fourth, but its celebration is still invaluable to everyone within the manufacturing supply chain.
16 Jun 2015
  • OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes
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    OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes

OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes

By |June 16th, 2015|Lean Manufacturing, Risk Mitigation|Comments Off on OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes|

As efficiency is a key factor in successful lean manufacturing efforts, it is imperative that original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are able to measure the finer points of their equipment and production processes.
9 Jun 2015

How to Put the Theory of Constraints to Work

By |June 9th, 2015|Lean Manufacturing|Comments Off on How to Put the Theory of Constraints to Work|

If, after learning more about the Theory of Constraints (TOC), you think it could benefit your factory or supply chain, there's no time like the present to begin making changes.