When a Mistake Occurs at Your Business, "It's Never the Employee"

It’s Never the Employee. In other words, it is NEVER the employee’s fault. Are you thinking to yourself, What on earth are you talking about that "it's NEVER THE EMPLOYEE?" How can it NEVER be the employee when a mistake occurs within…

The Cons of Doing Business with Foreign Countries

An American business purchasing products from foreign countries certainly creates many challenges. When working with a foreign company there can be some difficulty with achieving a positive final outcome. A few issues that can arise include: Misunderstandings…

Outsourcing vs. Offshoring: The Pros, Cons, and Differences

Outsourcing and Offshoring are thought to be the same thing. Due to this, people often use them interchangeably. However, there is a big difference between the two. For example, outsourcing is when pieces of a final product are from somewhere…
onshoring custom manufacturing

Onshoring Custom Manufacturing in the U.S. is on the Rise

Falconer Electronics Inc. is seeing a strong upward trend in onshoring custom manufacturing. As a United States based contract manufacturer for over 30 years, we have witnessed many ups and downs in manufacturing. Recently, it seems like…
Building Trust

19 Tips on the Art of Building Trust (Plus a Bonus Tip from Warren Buffett)

  As an eager student of life, I long for the knowledge and tools to further myself in the Art of Building Trust. Building Trust plays a critical role with any relationship. Trust is based on truth. It is human nature that…

Offshoring: How it Affects Our Country’s Economy

Offshoring occurs when a company chooses to have their production outsourced to a country outside the United States. This is due to the hope that their labor costs will be lower. However, there's something these companies don’t realize. Their…
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Falconer Electronics Inc. Releases New Software Program to Help Customize Their Products: Instant Ground Strap QuoteBuilder

FALCONER, N.Y., June 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Falconer Electronics, Inc. (FEI — https://falconerelectronics.com/instant-ground-strap-quote/) recently released a proprietary free software program to help facilitate easy requests-for-quotes…
RoHS

RoHS Resources: A Guide to Restrictions of Hazardous Substances

RoHS plays an extremely important role with manufacturers. Especially with those of us manufacturing products such as Ground Straps and Wire Harness Assemblies. Yet, we find many customers have questions regarding RoHS. However, searching for…
Turn The Ship Around

Book Review: "Turn the Ship Around! A True Story of Turning Followers Into Leaders"

"Turn the Ship Around!"  Sounds easy enough, right? Not exactly!  Many drivers have a tough time parallel parking a car or conducting a proper K-turn.  Imagine actually turning this ship around?  Seems like a daunting task, right? Well,…
American National Standards Institute

Feeling Less Antsy with ANSI: The American National Standards Institute

What comes to mind when you hear the word ANSI? Sounds like antsy, right? Consequently, the ANSI for today's discussion is based on the American National Standards Institute?  However if you are in manufacturing, odds are you find yourself…
The Goal

Book Review of "The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement"

What on earth took me so long to read "The Goal" by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox? The first edition came out in 1984. Several years ago a close friend, Max Krug, introduced the book "The Goal" as well as the Theory of Constraints. Consequently,…
American Manufacturing

Reap the Benefits of Outsourcing Manufacturing in the U.S.

Outsourcing manufacturing in the U.S. continues to show many signs of steady growth. For example, according to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), American manufacturing contributed $2.33 TRILLION to the U.S. economy during 1st…