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.
17 Jul 2015
  • Total Cost of Ownership: The Basics
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    5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Intro [Video]

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Intro [Video]

By |July 17th, 2015|Inventory Management, Lean Learning, Lean Practices, Supply Chain, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Intro [Video]|

Lowering cost is always at the top of every production department's list, but many manufacturers just shop for the lowest price and completely miss the bigger cost-saving opportunity.
9 Jul 2015

What Is Vendor-Managed Inventory? [Infographic]

By |July 9th, 2015|Inventory Management, Reducing Lead Times, VMI|Comments Off on What Is Vendor-Managed Inventory? [Infographic]|

A vendor managed inventory (VMI) program is a highly effective way for an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to make both financial and operational improvements that directly impact the bottom line.
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.
1 Jun 2015

What is the Theory of Constraints?

By |June 1st, 2015|Lean Manufacturing|Comments Off on What is the Theory of Constraints?|

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) may want to take note of the Theory of Constraints (TOC) if they haven't done so already.
26 May 2015
  • Reshoring Results in More Manufacturing Jobs Returning to US Soil
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    Reshoring Results in More Manufacturing Jobs Returning to US Soil

Reshoring Results in More Manufacturing Jobs Returning to US Soil

By |May 26th, 2015|Lean Manufacturing|Comments Off on Reshoring Results in More Manufacturing Jobs Returning to US Soil|

Thanks in large part to reshoring efforts, U.S. manufacturing has seen a massive surge in job creation in recent months.
21 May 2015
  • How Can a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Solution Benefit an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)?
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    How Can a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Solution Benefit an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)?

How Can a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Solution Benefit an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)?

By |May 21st, 2015|VMI|Comments Off on How Can a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Solution Benefit an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)?|

Wouldn't it be nice to reduce your supply chain management workload? There are ways to do just that while also improving overall production efficiency, such as a vendor managed inventory (VMI) program.
14 May 2015

How Can Six Sigma Help Improve Manufacturing Quality?

By |May 14th, 2015|Lean Manufacturing|Comments Off on How Can Six Sigma Help Improve Manufacturing Quality?|

Quality is one of the most important aspects of manufacturing. Producing products that don't meet customer requirements will negatively impact sales as well as your reputation.
11 May 2015

3 Lean Manufacturing Changes You Can Implement Today

By |May 11th, 2015|Lean Manufacturing|2 Comments|

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) across the nation have been moving toward lean manufacturing in recent years, and if your company is ready to do the same, you don't have to wait to get started.
30 Apr 2015

How Vendor Consolidation Can Improve Inventory Management

By |April 30th, 2015|Lean Manufacturing|Comments Off on How Vendor Consolidation Can Improve Inventory Management|

As original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) across the country and the globe move toward lean manufacturing, you'll need to stay on top of the various ways you can steer your company in the right direction.