UL- Underwriters Laboratories

History of UL In 1894 William Henry Merrill founded Underwriters Laboratories or UL. “Underwriters’ Electrical Bureau” was the original name of Underwriters Laboratories. Then, in 1903 they published their first literature on safety…
safety certifications

Electronic Safety Certification

Certification of electrical products is crucial. As a result of a product being certified, it is guaranteed to be of superior quality. Therefore, the regulation of electrical products is to ensure safety and environmental obligations. Additionally, there…

Business with Other Countries: The Cons

There are times when an American business is the supplier of products in other countries. When working with a foreign company there can be some difficulty with achieving the final outcome. A few of the issues that can arise are the misunderstanding…
ETL Certification - Commercial Power Strips

ETL Certification with Commercial Power Strips

  Falconer Electronics Gains ETL Certification for Major Retailer in Time for Christmas In August 2016, a Fortune 500 retailer contacted Falconer Electronics, Inc (FEI) to tackle a time-sensitive commercial power strip project. This major…

Outsourcing vs. Offshoring

Outsourcing and Offshoring are thought to be the same thing. They are often used interchangeably at times due to the assumption of their likeness. However, there is a big difference between the two. Outsourcing is when pieces of a final…

Offshoring: How it Affects Our Country’s Economy

Offshoring occurs when a company chooses to perform some or all of their production in a country other than that of the United States. A company may choose to move their production elsewhere. This is under the understanding that their costs,…

Onshoring Custom Manufacturing in the US 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 the company knows what works and what doesn't. However, there are numerous challenges…
Sharp Program at Falconer Electronics

Falconer Electronics Earns SHARP Recertification

Completes 10 Years Without Days-Away-From-Work Accident Falconer Electronics was recently recertified into the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program for maintaining a Safety and Health Program among the most-effective in the nation.…