Field Notes

fasteners

Many companies place an emphasis on having suppliers close to their manufacturing facilities. Sometimes that provides advantages, however many times it does not. 

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Christmas Eve Field Fastener

It was a cold Christmas Eve. Two brothers, Billy and Jimmy, were lying in their trundle beds trying to sleep as butterflies fluttered with excitement in their stomachs.

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What Rocks Rockford

The Rockford Register Star hosted its second annual “What Rocks’  Awards Gala on Wednesday, November 1st.  Miss Illinois, Abby Foster, was on hand to read the winners list.  The categories ranged from best day care to best overall company to work for. Field was nominated in 9 categories under the ‘Employers that Rock’ section.

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fasteners

Congratulations to our Chairman, Bill Derry, on being inducted into the Fastener Hall of Fame. We are very proud of you.

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Bill Derry

The Fastener Show Inducts Field Fastener CEO, Bill Derry, into Fastener Hall of Fame       

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2017 Inc. 5000

Inc. magazine ranked Field  4216 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. 

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Choosing the Lowest Fastener Bidder

When submitting an RFQ or RFP for fasteners there is a lot to consider. One of the obstacles and most challenging terms when competing for business is “Comparing apples to apples”. Though this might seem as the most effective, efficient and fair way to compare fastener suppliers and find the lowest cost, there are some negative components to consider.

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Field Team Member

Strong Bonds; A family; a team; The Field Family; everyone is there for you; Empowerment; we have each other’s back; Celebrate the good times together; we are there for each other during the rough times.

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Active Member of our Community

Being an active member of the community has always been part of the Field Culture. Our community has helped us grow, and in return we want to see our community thrive.  From helping build homes for Habitat to purchasing gifts for the Mayor’s Annual Toy Drive, Field has been there.  See what being an active member of our community means to our Team Members.

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Stron Supplier Relationship

In order for us to continue our steady growth, we need to supply our customers with quality products. To do that, we need to develop strong relationships with our supply base. When you think of what a supplier relationship should looks like, what comes to your mind?  Check out what some of our team members feel creates a strong supplier relationship.

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Our Customers Love Us

What does it mean to have our customers LOVE us?  Take a peek inside this video and enjoy the stories and the comments from some of our team members on customer love!

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Field Mission Statement

This week we would like to focus on our Field Mission Statement, to have everyone who interacts with us LOVE us!  Each day you will get a link to a short video that describes an element of our Mission Statement.  Our Mission Statement is the foundation of our culture, so it is important to make sure everyone is “on the same page” of what it really means.  

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