UL- Underwriters Laboratories

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

Certification: An Important Priority For Electronic Safety

Certification of Electrical products is crucial. Certification results in a guarantee of superior quality. Therefore, the regulation of electrical products is to ensure safety. As well as, compliance with environmental obligations. Three…

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. Mostly with achieving a final outcome. A few of the issues that can arise are: The…
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: 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…
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.…