Field Notes

One of the many challenges for a business is managing inventory. All too often, issues with missed or forgotten orders, low supply levels, or too much inventory in items that are not needed or only rarely used causes problems for your business. When those items missing to start or complete a job are fasteners, small items can result in high costs and loss of customer trust on the project.

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How often do you think about safety - and in what ways? Does it get discussed monthly? Quarterly? Annually?

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Best Workplaces Honoree 2021

Field scored a high score of 90/100 for Inc. Magazines Best Places to Work Field Fastener has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021. The list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of American companies that have created exceptional workplaces and company culture whether teams are operating in person or remotely.

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Field Fastener | Engineering Solutions

Cost Reduction Services Are you looking to drive costs out of your fastener and fastening systems?

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Rockford, IL (3/1/21) - Derry Enterprises, Inc. announced today that it has acquired O.K. Fasteners, a Huck and mechanical fastener distributor based in Troy, IL. O.K. Fasteners stocks and distributes Huck fasteners, installation tools and parts primarily for the rail, transportation, mining, and general manufacturing industries.

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fastener engineer

When it comes to saving money on the hardware you buy for your products, the mainstream thing to do is send out a package of parts to quote—hoping that some supplier will save you a few percent on the piece price. In most scenarios, that’s the best you can hope for: a few percent.

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The Do Good Team- Field Fastener

Our Mission is To have everyone who interacts with us, Love us. This means our customers, suppliers, team members, and last, but certainly not least, our communities we operate in. 

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After many brainstorming sessions, with vision, values, and heart in mind, Field created their 2020-2030 strategic plan around one end goal. Field is a company that, at the center of their strategic plan, strives to improve lives. Not just team member lives, but the lives of our team members and their families, our customers, and the communities we operate in.  This synchronizes perfectly with ...

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Field Fastener 30th Anniversary billboard

The Global fastener distributor celebrates its 30-year anniversary this month. Field was founded in 1976 by Dick Field. In 1990 two enthusiastic brothers, Bill and Jim Derry, bought Field.

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total cost of fastening

In procurement, the part cost gets a lot of attention. Buyers are motivated to drive Purchase Price Variance (PPV) savings year over year to ensure the best cost. Over time, it becomes more challenging to realize savings based on this. When looking to drive cost savings on fasteners, it is critical to consider not only the part cost, but also factor in the things that impact the total cost of ...

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Inc. 5000 America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

For the eighth time in 10 years, Field Fastener appears on the Inc. 5000, with three-year revenue growth of 64 percent.

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