Field Notes

Inc. 500

We are excited to announce that Field has once again been named one of the fastest growing private companies in America, earning a spot on the Inc. 500|5000 list for the 5th consecutive year. As a Five-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree, Field also lands on Inc’s Honor Roll.

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Amazing Things Happen Impossible Goals

Great companies don’t just happen, great companies are a result of setting (what seem to be) impossible goals, and successfully achieving them. As Steve Jobs once said, “The day of average is over. Average only guarantees below average results.” It is important to set extremely high goals in business and equally as important to make sure that every team member knows these goals and understands ...

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Measure of a Good Company Culture

Last week’s blog post was about the measure of a good company from the a customer perspective,  but what measurements do you use to measure if the company has a good culture?  

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The Measure of a Good Company

What is the measure of how good a company is? Is it how much revenue they generate? Is it their year over year growth? Perhaps it’s the stock price. While those may be valuable figures, there is one thing they all fail to capture: the perceived value to the customer base. 

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Vendor Managed Inventory System

“Lean is just part of the fabric of who we are as an organization. Everybody is empowered and challenged to think lean, to think continuous improvement, to always look for a better way to do things. I think as an organization we’re extremely proud of what we do and how we do it, but at the same time we’re always willing and looking for better ways to do the way we do things we do today. So ...

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Value-Added Engineering

I am a new hire here at Field and have had the privilege of getting to see how stuff is done around here. I’ve been impressed by a lot at Field, but our engineering department has wowed me the most. It’s because of them that in 2014 we were able to take on 387 engineering projects and submit $2.1 million in cost savings to our customers (and that is not pocket change). The inevitable question ...

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Team Effort

At Field our approach to Safety is -It’s a team effort with an individual COMMITMENT from each TEAM MEMBER. Field was recognized in November 2014 as one of America’s safest companies by EHS TODAY Magazine.  In the month of June 2015 our team surpassed 1000 days with no recordable injury. This accomplishment is something our team is very proud of. We celebrated by giving every team member a ...

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Habitat for Humanity

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with the Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity to

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The Field Journey

Here at Field, we are very proud of our culture and how we’ve grown over the last 25 years. We invite you to take a moment and watch our video blog series entitled, The Field Journey, and explore Field in a different way. During this series we will explore the beginning of Field, how the Field culture began, the inspiration behind our VMI and Engineering programs, and what the future may possibly ...

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One of the Best Workplaces

Field has been chosen as one of the People’s Picks: 15 Great Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production by Great Place to Work®’s Great Rated!™. The people focused Culture at Field is the foundation to the company’s many successes and a key factor in team member satisfaction.

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Field Americas Safest Company Award

Field recently received an award from EHS Today, being named one of America’s Safest Companies. According to EHS Today, ‘…. Field has gone to great lengths to minimize the risk of lifting, carrying and bending injuries to its employees. Rollers help move cartons and skids, while a motorized conveyor transports material from the second-floor storage area to the main level of its facility ...

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