Field Case Studies

Case Studies

Field Cost-Saving Case Studies

See How Sweating The Small Stuff Can Add Up

From fastener redesigns to improvements in procurement, read about the many projects through which Field has generated millions of dollars in systematic cost savings for our customers — improving product quality and business efficiency in the process.

Gear Box pinion nut redesign


Field Redesign and Procurement Yielded $32,700 in Total Savings

The Field team initiated an engineering review of a customer’s product that revealed a problem  Read More

Brass Insert Elimination


Total Cost Savings with Field: $70,000

Field’s customer was facing strong cost pressures as the only domestic manufacturer of their electronic  Read More



Field Redesigned And Reinforced A Tank Assembly Yielding Over $16,000 In Savings

During a plant Gemba Walk with a current customer, Field observed an assembly condition and  Read More



Overhaul of Client’s VMI Program Yields Cost Savings of $50,000

Looking to improve on-time delivery, and reduce customer involvement and time needed to manage their  Read More

Hardware Redesign & KANBAN System


Part Redesign and Procurement Improvement Yields Total Savings of $206,500

During a technical line review of a customer’s facility, the Field team worked with the  Read More

Oscillating Tool Bearing Flange Redesign


Field Initiated Engineering Review and Product Redesign Yields $170,000 in Cost Savings

Field initiated an engineering review of a customer’s application that revealed a high-cost component, which  Read More

Smarter VMI & Seamless Transition


Field Executed a Seamless Transition and Reduced Procurement Time by 90%

A manufacturer of signaling devices had a muddled VMI system in place that had excessive  Read More

Laser Level Product Redesign


Field Redesigns Tool, Yields $47,400 in Savings Equating to 10X the Cost of the Fastener!

Unaware of any immediate product improvement opportunities, the purchasing manager of a prospective Field customer  Read More

Life Critical Glove Inflator Redesign


Fastening Redesign Yields Savings of $44,470, Equating to 6.4X the Cost of the Fastener

A prospective customer approached the Field team with a request for a quote on a  Read More

Elimination of High-Cost Fastener


Elimination of Proprietary Fastener & Improved Fastening Techniques Yield $34,148 in Savings

During an engineering review of a customer’s facility, Field inquired about the assembly process of  Read More

Elimination of Scrap in High-Speed Rotary


Reduced Scrap and Increased Product Performance Yields Cost Savings of $22,080

During a line review of a customer’s facility, the Field team noticed a significant amount  Read More

Safety Siren Fastener Redesign


Replacement of an Expensive and Unnecessary Patch Leads to a 63% Reduction in Fastener Costs and a $10,000 Saving

During an engineering line review of a customer’s facility, the Field team noticed a commonly  Read More

Tank Spacer System Redesign


Field Redesigned and Reinforced a Tank Assembly Yielding Over $10,000 in Saving

A customer came to Field with a request for quote on a plastic spacer. Due  Read More

Valve Redesign & VMI Implementation


Part Redesign and VMI Implementation Yields a Total Cost Savings of $5,760

A customer came to the Field team in a panic. A line had gone down  Read More

Fastener Redesign During New Product Introduction


Field Redesign Yields 20 Times Longer Tool Life and Improved Quality

While still in the product design stage, a Field customer requested a piece price quote  Read More


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