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Who is Field? Part 6: Fun

This post is the last in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?”  Each post highlights one of Field’s 6 core values. When someone asks what it’s  Read More

Data Driven VMI

Vendor Managed Inventory Programs

VMI

Field is more than parts. We’re your partner. Using our data-driven, proactive approach to Vendor Managed Inventory Programs, we can eliminate waste, ensure product availability, and reduce your labor costs, inventory, and overhead. Find Out More

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Our Technical Approach To Fastening

Engineering

Field’s on-demand engineers and operations specialists evaluate every aspect of your business from product design to workflow to improve the quality and cost reductions on your fastening solutions every step of the way. Find Out More

Global Reach

Global Service with Best-In-Class Supply Base

Global Reach

Wherever you are and whatever you need, we’ve got you covered. With a best-in-class global supply chain supported by more than 900 suppliers and an unrivaled logistics system, we can execute your VMI program for the most competitive price, anywhere you are in the world. Find Out More



  • Aug
    22

    Who is Field? Part 6: Fun

    This post is the last in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?”  Each post highlights one of Field’s 6 core values. When someone asks what it’s  Read More


    Aug
    15

    Who is Field? Part 5: Flexibility

    This post is the fifth in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?”  Each post highlights one of Field’s 6 core values. When a business has a  Read More


    Aug
    08

    Who is Field? Part 4: Innovation

    This post is the fourth in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?”  Each post highlights one of Field’s 6 core values. “Innovation” is a bit of  Read More


    Aug
    01

    Who is Field? Part 3: Teamwork

    This post is the third in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?”  Each post highlights one of Field’s 6 core values. According to Merriam-Webster, the definition  Read More


    Jul
    25

    Who is Field? Part 2: Commitment

    Our last post talked about our most important Core Value, Integrity. In this post we will be talking about another Core Value we have at Field: Commitment. Field’s  Read More


    Jul
    18

    Who is Field? Part 1: Integrity

    This post is the first in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?” taking place over the next 6 weeks.  The purpose of the series is to  Read More


  • Aug
    22

    Who is Field? Part 6: Fun

    This post is the last in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?”  Each post highlights one of Field’s 6 core values. When someone asks what it’s  Read More


    Aug
    15

    Who is Field? Part 5: Flexibility

    This post is the fifth in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?”  Each post highlights one of Field’s 6 core values. When a business has a  Read More


    Aug
    08

    Who is Field? Part 4: Innovation

    This post is the fourth in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?”  Each post highlights one of Field’s 6 core values. “Innovation” is a bit of  Read More


    Aug
    01

    Who is Field? Part 3: Teamwork

    This post is the third in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?”  Each post highlights one of Field’s 6 core values. According to Merriam-Webster, the definition  Read More


    Jul
    25

    Who is Field? Part 2: Commitment

    Our last post talked about our most important Core Value, Integrity. In this post we will be talking about another Core Value we have at Field: Commitment. Field’s  Read More


    Jul
    18

    Who is Field? Part 1: Integrity

    This post is the first in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?” taking place over the next 6 weeks.  The purpose of the series is to  Read More


    Jul
    10

    Announcement of merger between Field and HRS Logistics

    We are pleased to announce that effective Wednesday, July 9, 2014, Field and HRS Logistics have merged. This strategic partnership will enhance both our positions in the marketplace  Read More


    Jun
    13

    Field: Taking Preemptive Measures to Keep Team Members Safe

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor reports that in 2012 there were 2,976,400 work place injuries reported. In that same year, Field had its last recordable work place injury  Read More


    Feb
    13

    Brass Insert Elimination

    Field’s customer was facing strong cost pressures as the only domestic manufacturer of their electronic products. Based on recommendations from Field on similar products, the large number of brass inserts and machine screws were targeted for evaluation. The current injection  Read More


    Nov
    01

    WHAT’S IN A FASTENER STANDARD?

    When an engineer specifies a ¼-20 x 2 zinc plated Grade 5 hex cap screw in their design, they are expecting to get a part that meets strength  Read More


    Oct
    07

    Field Fastener makes INC 500|5000 for the 3rd Consecutive Year

    Field Fastener, a global fastener distributor, announced today that is has once again been named one of the fastest growing private companies in America, earning its spot on  Read More


    Aug
    12

    PIPE PLUG ASSEMBLY IMPROVEMENT

    During a plant Gemba Walk with a current customer, Field observed an assembly condition and took steps to perform an Applications Problem Solving and Assembly Line Review of their manufacturing process when applying tape to pipe plugs and pipe nipples.  Read More


    Jun
    07

    VMI PROGRAM OVERHAUL & REDESIGN

    Looking to improve on-time delivery, and reduce customer involvement and time needed to manage their hardware VMI program, a prospective customer elected to engage in discussions with Field. Inefficiencies with on-site scanning and replenishment, and overall organization of the program  Read More


    May
    14

    Fastening in Plastics

    When faced with the task of joining two plastic components, the engineer has a number of options to choose from: snap fits, adhesives, ultrasonic welding, threaded fasteners and  Read More


    Apr
    23

    Rules of Thumb for Fastening and Joining

    Note: This is the first post in a regular series we’re calling Smarter Fastening. Designed to be a quick-reference knowledge hub for all things fastening and joining, this  Read More


    Mar
    28

    Key Considerations When Selecting a New Fastening Partner [White Paper]

    Fasteners are typically the black sheep of a product bill of materials.  They are the last consideration for a new design, a small percentage of the overall spend,  Read More


    Feb
    19

    Welcome to Field’s New Home on the Web

    The Field team is immensely proud to launch the new FieldFastener.com.  Whether you’re a current partner, familiar with Field and our capabilities, or a prospective customer curious about  Read More


    Jan
    23

    Hardware Redesign & KANBAN System

    During a technical line review of a customer's facility, the Field team worked with the director of purchasing to identify cost-reduction opportunities among high-volume parts. One element in particular drew their attention: a stainless steel window hardware part. Once a  Read More


    Jan
    22

    Oscillating Tool Bearing Flange Redesign

    Field initiated an engineering review of a customer’s application that revealed a high-cost component, which required multiple assembly steps and created potential quality concerns. Field provided engineering resources to redesign a more cost-effective part that lowered component costs, assembly costs,  Read More


    Jan
    07

    Field Fastener Makes INC 500|5000 for the 2nd Consecutive Year

    Field Fastener, a global fastener distributor, announced today that is has once again been named one of the fastest growing private companies in America, earning its spot on  Read More


  • Aug
    08

    Who is Field? Part 4: Innovation

    This post is the fourth in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?”  Each post highlights one of Field’s 6 core values. “Innovation” is a bit of  Read More


    Jul
    25

    Who is Field? Part 2: Commitment

    Our last post talked about our most important Core Value, Integrity. In this post we will be talking about another Core Value we have at Field: Commitment. Field’s  Read More


    Jul
    18

    Who is Field? Part 1: Integrity

    This post is the first in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?” taking place over the next 6 weeks.  The purpose of the series is to  Read More


    Jul
    10

    Announcement of merger between Field and HRS Logistics

    We are pleased to announce that effective Wednesday, July 9, 2014, Field and HRS Logistics have merged. This strategic partnership will enhance both our positions in the marketplace  Read More


    Jun
    13

    Field: Taking Preemptive Measures to Keep Team Members Safe

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor reports that in 2012 there were 2,976,400 work place injuries reported. In that same year, Field had its last recordable work place injury  Read More


    Oct
    07

    Field Fastener makes INC 500|5000 for the 3rd Consecutive Year

    Field Fastener, a global fastener distributor, announced today that is has once again been named one of the fastest growing private companies in America, earning its spot on  Read More


  • Feb
    13

    BRASS INSERT ELIMINATION

    Field’s customer was facing strong cost pressures as the only domestic manufacturer of their electronic products. Based on recommendations from Field on similar products, the large number of brass inserts and machine screws were targeted for evaluation. The current injection  Read More


    Aug
    12

    PIPE PLUG ASSEMBLY IMPROVEMENT

    During a plant Gemba Walk with a current customer, Field observed an assembly condition and took steps to perform an Applications Problem Solving and Assembly Line Review of their manufacturing process when applying tape to pipe plugs and pipe nipples.  Read More


    Jun
    07

    VMI PROGRAM REDESIGN AND OVERHAUL

    Looking to improve on-time delivery, and reduce customer involvement and time needed to manage their hardware VMI program, a prospective customer elected to engage in discussions with Field. Inefficiencies with on-site scanning and replenishment, and overall organization of the program  Read More


    Jan
    23

    Hardware Redesign & KANBAN System

    During a technical line review of a customer's facility, the Field team worked with the director of purchasing to identify cost-reduction opportunities among high-volume parts. One element in particular drew their attention: a stainless steel window hardware part. Once a  Read More


    Jan
    22

    Oscillating Tool Bearing Flange Product Redesign

    Field initiated an engineering review of a customer’s application that revealed a high-cost component, which required multiple assembly steps and created potential quality concerns. Field provided engineering resources to redesign a more cost-effective part that lowered component costs, assembly costs,  Read More


    Dec
    21

    A Smarter VMI System

    A manufacturer of signaling devices had a muddled VMI system in place that had excessive inventory levels yet daily stock outs. The supplier had a 8,000 sq/ft in-plant store onsite that was taking up valuable production floor space. The damage  Read More


  • Aug
    08

    Who is Field? Part 4: Innovation

    This post is the fourth in a 6 part series entitled “Who is Field?”  Each post highlights one of Field’s 6 core values. “Innovation” is a bit of  Read More


    Nov
    01

    WHAT’S IN A FASTENER STANDARD?

    When an engineer specifies a ¼-20 x 2 zinc plated Grade 5 hex cap screw in their design, they are expecting to get a part that meets strength  Read More


    May
    14

    Fastening in Plastics

    When faced with the task of joining two plastic components, the engineer has a number of options to choose from: snap fits, adhesives, ultrasonic welding, threaded fasteners and  Read More


    Apr
    23

    Rules of Thumb for Fastening and Joining

    Note: This is the first post in a regular series we’re calling Smarter Fastening. Designed to be a quick-reference knowledge hub for all things fastening and joining, this  Read More


    Mar
    28

    Key Considerations When Selecting a New Fastening Partner [White Paper]

    Fasteners are typically the black sheep of a product bill of materials.  They are the last consideration for a new design, a small percentage of the overall spend,  Read More


Field Guide

Key considerations when choosing a fastening partner

No two fastener suppliers are alike—find out what to look for in a true fastener supply partner. The right choice could save, or cost, you millions.

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