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

21 Mar 2018

Trump Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

2018-03-26T15:31:47+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: Risk Mitigation, Supply Chain|

On March 8, 2018, President Donald Trump signed two presidential proclamations introducing new safeguard tariffs on steel and aluminum of 25% and 10% respectively.

Tariffs will go into effect on any impacted goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse on or after 12:01 am on March 23, 2018 and will be in addition to any duty rate currently applied to the HTS…

22 Mar 2017

5 Lean Strategies Worth Knowing to Help Mitigate Risk

2018-01-08T11:48:49+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Risk Mitigation|

There are a number of tools OEMs can use to this end, including five innovations that can prove extremely beneficial in the manufacturing industry: gemba, hoshin kanri, jidoka, kaizen and poka-yoke.

16 Jun 2015

OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes

2018-03-31T19:46:41+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Categories: Lean Manufacturing, Risk Mitigation|

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.

22 Apr 2015

Report Reveals Global State of Supply Chain Risk

2017-03-21T12:00:19+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Categories: Risk Mitigation, Supply Chain|

Many different external factors can threaten the supply chain both globally and locally. While it can be difficult to predict when the next political fiasco or natural disaster will strike, looking to recent issues can provide insight into what sorts of incidents manufacturers can prepare to face.

4 Mar 2015

How to Calculate Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

2018-03-31T19:44:12+00:00 March 4th, 2015|Categories: Lean Manufacturing, Risk Mitigation|

The equipment you use to build your products plays an integral role in production, and if anything isn't delivering high-quality results it can drag down your entire operation. Thankfully, there's a formula that can help you measure overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) so you can more easily manage your factory floor.

8 Sep 2014

How Does a VMI Improve Quality Control?

2018-04-13T07:38:27+00:00 September 8th, 2014|Categories: Risk Mitigation, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)|

When you come across a faulty component during a build, it can bring production to a dead stop. Not only will you have to replace the fastener or other class C component, but your workers will need to check any products built prior to the discovery for the same issue.