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

22 May 2017

Why Is Reducing Lead Times So Crucial For OEMs?

By | 2017-05-22T17:05:14+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Reducing Lead Times|Comments Off on Why Is Reducing Lead Times So Crucial For OEMs?

For original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), reducing lead times is key to success and a major player when it comes to lean manufacturing, and many methods exist to meet this goal.

8 Oct 2015

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

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 October 8th, 2015|Categories: 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.

27 Aug 2015

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 3 Buying Direct [Video]

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Categories: Inventory Management, Reducing Lead Times, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 3 Buying Direct [Video]

Today, let's explore the cost of buying direct.

11 Aug 2015

5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 2 – Carrying Costs [Video]

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 August 11th, 2015|Categories: Inventory Management, Lean Practices, Reducing Lead Times, Supply Chain, VMI|Comments Off on 5 Supply Inefficiencies Costing You a Fortune: Inefficiency No. 2 – Carrying Costs [Video]

In this episode, we will look at carrying costs.

9 Jul 2015

What Is Vendor-Managed Inventory? [Infographic]

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:18+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Categories: 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.

8 Dec 2014

Manufacturing Fuels Kentucky’s Strong Economic Standing at End of 2014

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:28+00:00 December 8th, 2014|Categories: Reducing Lead Times|Comments Off on Manufacturing Fuels Kentucky’s Strong Economic Standing at End of 2014

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in Kentucky can pat themselves on the back as 2014 draws to a close.

2 Dec 2014

Colder Winter Weather Could Impact Kentucky Manufacturers

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:29+00:00 December 2nd, 2014|Categories: Reducing Lead Times|Comments Off on Colder Winter Weather Could Impact Kentucky Manufacturers

When planning for the future, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) need to take into account a slew of factors, from the global economy to consumer demand to the cost of materials - even the weather can play a key role in a business forecast.

21 Nov 2014

November Markit Index Shows Signs of Slowed Manufacturing Growth

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:29+00:00 November 21st, 2014|Categories: Reducing Lead Times|Comments Off on November Markit Index Shows Signs of Slowed Manufacturing Growth

The U.S. manufacturing industry has been expanding over the past two years, but that growth may be slowing down.

29 Sep 2014

4 Easily Adoptable Methods of Reducing Lead Times

By | 2017-03-21T12:00:31+00:00 September 29th, 2014|Categories: Reducing Lead Times|Comments Off on 4 Easily Adoptable Methods of Reducing Lead Times

Saving money and boosting productivity are two key aspects of improving operations for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and there are numerous ways to accomplish both goals.