Field Notes

Aug

29

Bill Derry

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

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Aug

22

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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Jul

26

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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Jul

21

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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Jul

20

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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Jul

19

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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Jul

18

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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Jul

17

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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Jun

21

Packing your Fastener Order

Ever wonder how your fastener order gets packed from the Field warehouse?  Take a ride with Richard and watch a short 90 second time-lapse video on how we pick and pack our customer’s orders on a daily basis.

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Jun

14

Cold Forming Vs. Screw Machined Parts

Is it beneficial to look at a different manufacturing process for your screw machined parts?  The answer to your question lies in the part itself. While it may not always be beneficial to switch manufacturing processes, in the video and case study below you’ll see why, in this case, it was. You’ll also get a quick lesson on cold forming vs. screw machine.

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May

23

Trinity Industries Award

Field was named by Trinity Industries® as a Premier Supplier at its annual supplier luncheon on Saturday, April, 22. During the supplier luncheon Trinity recognized suppliers that provided them with exceptional service during 2016. This is Field’s first time winning the Premier Supplier Award from Trinity. Trinity rail is one of the industry’s largest rail car manufacturers.

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Dec

22

The Night Before Christmas. A Field VMI Story

T’was the day before Christmas, Santa’s elves were working and filled with joy, when hundreds of kids suddenly wrote to Santa about a new toy

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