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

31 May 2017

What Are the 5 Lean Principles All About?

By | 2017-05-31T12:33:04+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Class C Components, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing|Comments Off on What Are the 5 Lean Principles All About?

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

By | 2017-05-18T10:03:31+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Class C Components, Lean Learning, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Supply Chain, VMI|Comments Off on How to Approach Value Stream Mapping

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.

23 Mar 2017

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

By | 2017-04-19T13:30:06+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Lean Manufacturing|Comments Off on 3 Manufacturing Tech Trends Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) Should Explore

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!

By | 2017-03-22T14:04:29+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Lean Manufacturing|Comments Off on Don’t Stress Over Non-Core Functions – Outsource Instead!

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

3 ways OEMs can apply the Pareto Principle for leaner operations

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:17+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Categories: 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

Breaking Free from the Low-Cost Mindset in Parts Procurement

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:17+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Categories: 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

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

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:17+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Categories: 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

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

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Categories: 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.