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NWIRC & IMC Offer eCommerce Webinar Featuring Falconer Electronics

NWIRC & IMC teamed up to offer an exciting eCommerce webinar program that features Falconer Electronics. Each center represents the northwest (NWIRC) and central (IMC) Pennsylvania Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) network. Join…
Prototype

Start With a Working Prototype for Your New Product

Prototype! A well working Prototype! To continue our discussion on New Product Development by building "Building a Better Mousetrap", let's explore creating a prototype. When starting out with a brand new product, perfecting a working…
Temple University SBDC

Temple University SBDC Offers Workshop Featuring Falconer Electronics

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The Temple University SBDC kicks off a 10 part eCommerce webinar series exclusively for manufacturers. The first webinar of the series, eCommerce 101 for Manufacturers, features Falconer Electronics.  This exciting program takes place on Wednesday,…
Consumer Electronics

The History of Consumer Electronics & When Were They First Invented?

The History of Consumer Electronics Once scientists and researchers began discovering the powers of electricity hundreds of years ago, it was only a matter of time until devices for household use would emerge onto the scene. In today’s society,…

“If You Build a Better Mousetrap, the World Will Beat a Path to Your Door”

Building a Better Mousetrap That is Profitable  "If You Build a Better Mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door." American philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson is credited with that famous line from the nineteenth century. However,…

The Alaska MEP Offers eCommerce Workshop Featuring Falconer Electronics

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 Are you struggling with your marketing efforts to attract your ideal customer? Attempting to be everything to everyone, unfortunately leads to being nothing to no one. The Alaska MEP (Manufacturing Extension Partnership) offers an exciting…

OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OSHA or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration was created to help insure the safety and health of all workers. It was created at the same time as the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. OSHA and the Occupational Safety and…
FuzeHub NY MEP

FuzeHub (NY MEP) Offers Marketing Workshop Featuring Falconer Electronics

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Are you struggling with your marketing efforts to attract your ideal customer? Attempting to be everything to everyone, unfortunately leads to being nothing to no one. FuzeHub, the NY MEP (New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership) offers…
Washington MEP

Impact Washington Offers eCommerce Workshop Featuring Falconer Electronics

Impact Washington, the Washington MEP (Manufacturing Extension Partnership), is offering an eCommerce Webinar that features Falconer Electronics. This exciting programs runs live on May 4th at 9:00 EST.  It is an honor for Falconer Electronics…
Wire Harness

Top Five Wire Harness Mistakes That are Made Too Often

A wire harness can be a very useful part of many different projects. You want to make sure that you can properly use the materials that you have. You also want to make sure that you have the correct materials for the project at hand. This list…
AWG

AWG Wire Gauge Standard Vs. SWG Wire Gauge Standard

American Wire Gauge or AWG is the standard way of measuring wire gauges in the United States. However, in other countries, they use a different standard of measuring, SWG or British Imperial Standard Wire Gauge, for example. The availability…
FuzeHub Podcast with Falconer Electronics

Falconer Electronics Featured on FuzeHub Podcast (NY MEP)

Falconer Electronics recently served as a guest on the FuzeHub podcast. Falconer Electronics of Falconer, NY manufactures ground straps and wire harnesses. The Chautauqua County company also makes ground straps and commercial power strips that…
Manufacturing eCommerce Success

Harry Moser of the Reshoring Initiative Speaks at Manufacturing eCommerce Success

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Our eCommerce partner, B2Btail, hosts Harry Moser of the Reshoring Initiative this Friday, March 19 at 1:30 EST at the Manufacturing eCommerce Success webinar series.  Click here to register for this exciting webinar on Reshoring Harry shares…
Custom Electronics Manufacturer

Competitive Edge: Partnering with a U.S. Custom Electronics Manufacturer

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Custom Electronics Manufacturer in the U.S. Since 1985 Falconer Electronics, Inc (FEI) has proudly served its community as a U.S. Custom Electronics Manufacturer since 1985. Our customers love the convenience as well as the flexibility of working…
Supplies Components: Wire Harness Manufacturer

Who Supplies Components When Outsourcing Production? – Part 7

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Supply or not supply? That is the question for today. When outsourcing to a custom manufacturer, a common question occurs, "Who Supplies Components When Outsourcing Production?" Do you supply your own parts and materials or is it more cost-effective…
Touring a Wire Harness Manufacturer

Touring a Wire Harness Manufacturer – Part 6

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Part 6! We almost feel like the Harry Potter Series (my daughter would be proud of that analogy). Each week we have been addressing the due diligence and selection process when deciding to outsource wire harness manufacturing. Today we explore…

Interviewing a Wire Harness Manufacturer – Part 4

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Asking Challenging Questions Gains Valuable Information  When considering outsourcing services to a custom manufacturer of any industry, asking challenging questions is critical for selecting the best fit possible. Having a list of tough questions…

Selecting a Wire Harness Manufacturer – Part 2

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Last week we discussed, when is the right time to consider Outsourcing Your Wire Harness Assembly Process. We have found several scenarios where a customer approaches us for the first time when they are Selecting a Wire Harness Manufacturer.…
Onshoring

Custom Manufacturing and Onshoring: What You Need to Know

Onshoring! Music to the ears of U.S. Manufacturers. Well, 2020 certainly created major supply chain disruptions. Businesses discovered the numerous challenges and threats that exist with outsourcing manufacturing operations. Especially when…

Types of Wire Terminals When Building a Wire Harness Assembly

Types of Wire Terminals When Building a Wire Harness In a previous blog post, we light-heartedly declared ourselves as experts in matchmaking wires with wire terminals. Especially since we have been building wire harness assemblies for over…
FEI Wire Harness Manufacturer

FEI Celebrates 35 Years as Wire Harness Manufacturer

Falconer Electronics Inc. (FEI) is proud to be celebrating 35 years in business after humble beginnings.  In 1985, Falconer Electronics (FEI) a New York manufacturer was born in a garage.  Defying the odds and mortality rates of small businesses,…

eCommerce Allows You to Test Market New Products & Ideas (Cheaply)

Another powerful benefit available with embracing eCommerce for manufacturers: eCommerce allows you the opportunity to explore the market by testing new products and ideas.  In other words, eCommerce enables you to create your very own R &…
Wire Genre

Wire Genre: Our Top Five Songs with “Wire” in the Title

Have you ever been in the mood for a specific genre of songs? Most people would think of Rock, Country, or Classical as their favorite. However, there is a specific genre out there that people don't usually focus on. The Wire Genre. You are…
the Ground

Our Top Five Songs with the Word “Ground” in the Title

As a Ground Strap Manufacturer, we find ourselves partial to the word "Ground".  So much so, even when it comes to our music selection.  There are hundreds of millions of songs out there. You can get anything from deep, meaningful romantic…
capital-expenditures

Another Incredible eCommerce Benefit: No Major Capital Expenditures

Another incredible benefit that comes with embracing eCommerce for manufacturers: No major capital expenditures.  For the record, I am CHEAP. Extremely cheap.  Feel free to ask my wife, friends, family or even my 140 LB Rottweiler.  Actually,…

Wire Harness Testing: Striving for Perfection at Falconer Electronics

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Consistency as well as accurate Wire Harness Testing contributes significantly to our successful customer relationships.  Especially since wire Harness Manufacturing and Assembly runs through our veins. As a result, we have built literally…

Wire Harness Manufacturing: Matchmaking Wires with Wire Terminals

Believe it or not wires get lonely! The solution? Wire terminals. Consequently, good-hearted wires simply need healthy companionship. Just like the rest of us (most of the time anyway). It is a proven fact that wires like to socialize and…

Everyday Objects That Require Wire Harnesses In Order To Function

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Wire harnesses have the capability to connect multiple points through the use of their terminals and connectors. They can provide a channel for electrical power and even information, making the connections electronics need to function. We…

Wire Harness Accuracy: Mechanical Integrity and Electrical Requirements

The team at Falconer Electronics has a keen eye for wire harness accuracy. This is due to our creation of literally millions of wire harness assemblies. Assembling of a wire harness needs to include complying with the manufacturer's requirements. These…

Wire Harnesses: The History of Keeping Wires Safe

The History of Wire Harnesses In the 1920's, wire harnesses became more prominent. Especially in the automotive industry. Engineers found that binding the many wires and cables into a wire harness allowed the wires and cables to be better…
Wiring Harness News: Falconer Electronics

Falconer Electronics Makes the Wiring Harness News

The team at Falconer Electronics is extremely excited to announce that we made the front page of the most recent Wiring Harness News!  If you are a Wire Harness fanatic like we are and you subscribe to the Wiring Harness News, you will find…

The SBDC Recognizes Falconer Electronics

Our team is completely honored to be recognized by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at JCC.    We extend a huge thank you for all of their help!      SBDC Success Story: Falconer Electronics   September…

Crimping Wires: The Do’s & Don’ts with Wire Harness Manufacturing

Crimping wires is a core function for all Wire Harness Manufacturers. Consequently, at Falconer Electronics we like to say that crimping wires with strict accuracy and precision is an art form.  Developing a highly skilled staff takes years. It…

American Made: Understanding “All or Virtually All”

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Many small manufacturers in the U.S. struggle to determine if the product that they assemble, manufacture or produce truly qualifies for the labels "Made in USA" or "American Made". Complying with American Made Standards The world is shrinking…
Wire Harness Estimate

Instant Wire Harness Estimate: Your Step By Step Guide

When it comes to gathering a wire harness estimate and quote from various suppliers, the process can cause a lot of frustration. Slow response times from vendors negatively impact your deadlines. Furthermore, it can impact your credibility with…
Custom Cable Harness Estimator Picture - Custom Wire Harness Estimator Ribbon

The History of Ribbon Cables

The History of Ribbon Cables   The Early Years The Ribbon Cable was first discovered in 1956 by Cicoil Corporation. Its original design was to be flat to fit into computers. They were to replace the large and inflexible cables. Engineers…
Wire Harness Manufacturer

Wire Harness Manufacturer: Tips for Outsourcing Your Wire Harness Assembly

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Welcome to today's discussion on outsourcing your wire harness assembly to a Wire Harness Manufacturer. In particular, outsourcing your wire harness assemblies for a critical project. Finding yourself in the beginning stages of searching for…
custom ground straps | Made to order ground straps

Bonding and Ground Straps: What is the Difference?

Bonding and ground straps are terms that people often make the mistake of using interchangeably. However, they are not the same thing. While their jobs are similar in nature there are very important differences. Also, their functionality is…

Cables and Wires: The Similarities Between Them

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Do you know the similarities between cables and wires? Wires and cables are very similar in nature and they can have similar purposes. The Main Similarities The main similarities between cables and wires are that they both conduct electrical currents.…
Wire Harness Estimate

Do You Need a Wire Harness Estimate, Pronto?

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Need a price on a Wire Harness Assembly, like RIGHT NOW?! Traditionally, receiving Wire Harness Estimates could take hours or even days. Well, thanks to some hard work and innovation that problem is now solved. Therefore, you can now receive…

Wire Harness Estimator Components Defined

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Our New Wire Harness Estimator Falconer Electronics, Inc recently announced a new tool, The Wire Harness Estimator, to assist with determining the cost of a Wire Harness Assembly. You can check out our estimator here. The Wire Harness Estimator…
Wire Harness Estimate

How to Use the FEI Wire Harness Estimator

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Introducing the FEI Wire Harness Estimator Falconer Electronics, Inc (FEI) proudly announces launching the brand new FEI Wire Harness Estimator. Our team is extremely excited to share this new tool with customers: https://falconerelectronics.com/custom-wire-harness-estimator/ Especially…
Wire Harness Estimator

Meet the Wire Harness Estimator

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Determining the cost of a new Wire Harness Assembly just became a whole lot easier thanks to some hard work and innovation. Falconer Electronics, Inc., (FEI) a wire harness manufacturer since 1985, proudly announces the new online…