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With a vendor managed inventory (VMI) program, the supplier manages the inventory on behalf of customers. VMI programs have resulted some of the biggest successes among companies in the all Industries. This form of demand-driven supply chain has become more popular in the wake of these successes. At Field, we are your source for VMI programs that produce a much more efficient inventory management ...

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Field Fastener, a global supplier of Fasteners, C-Commodities, and Machined Components, is excited to announce that they have been notified of selection as a tier-one supplier of Essentra Components.  

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Value engineering involves design and development processes which are designed to save money while at the same time maintaining quality or the size of a project’s scope. The phases of the value added engineering include collecting information, producing alternative options, evaluating the alternatives, and choosing the best alternative. At Field, we provide value added engineering services to ...

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One of the most important elements of a product build is the fastener. This is the piece of hardware that connect structures and mechanical assemblies together. Choosing the wrong fastener or set of fasteners can mean trouble or even disaster. At Field, we are your trusted source among fastener suppliers to help you obtain the fasteners at the competitive prices you need to achieve success on ...

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Value added services can include a variety of services based on the industry or company involved. The goal of these services is usually to reduce costs, decrease time to market, increase productivity, and enhance responsiveness for customers. Delivering a better product while ensuring a more streamlined and efficient manufacturing process are also the goals. At Field, we are dedicated to reducing ...

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Are PPAP's Necessary?

DOES THIS PART NEED A PPAP? Does this part need a PPAP (Production Part Approval Process for those who stumbled upon this article by accident)? For many quality professionals this is one of the first questions asked of customers when a part changes or a new part is in the works. The answer to this question can most often be found in the customer’s Supplier Quality Manual or some other similar ...

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The field of engineering often focuses on various intricate mechanical and structural systems and assemblies. Every component in these assemblies is of significant importance. The problem of potential production slowdowns or shutdowns is very real when there is any shortage of one or more fasteners within an entire assembly. At Field, we are your premier source for data-driven, full-service ...

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Field is more than a source for industrial fasteners and supply. We provide our customers with a range of solutions, resources, and services that help to lower the cost of projects while providing your business with the specific fasteners needed for the job.

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Seamless Fastener Program Transition

Transitioning Fastener Suppliers: Have No Fear We understand that transitioning suppliers can be a fearful thought, and an even more daunting task to implement. But here at Field, we have a strong implementation team in place to make sure that the transition for you is simple and streamlined.

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An inventory management system is designed to track and monitor inventory levels at the buyer's location. At Field, we offer a vendor-managed inventory system that manages and records inventory levels, track outgoing and incoming inventory items, and ensure the levels of each component are always within the pre-selected ranges.

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Choosing a fastener distributor may not seem like a critical part of your business. However, if you consider the essential role that fasteners play in your manufacturing, fabrication, construction, or service business, it becomes evident that working with the best possible industrial fastener distributor is an advantage.

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Kitting and assembly are a time-consuming, labor-intensive, and challenging task for any manufacturer. However, anyone selling equipment or items that need to be assembled will need to have some way to provide those necessary fasteners to their customers.

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