How Engineers Impact Purchasing

How Engineers Impact Purchasing

For many industries, applications, and companies, purchasing is not a mission-critical process. Often a lower cost or quality component will work just fine in a product that might be disposable or not subject to high standards of reliability, endurance, or...
Entering Our 7th Decade of Business

Entering Our 7th Decade of Business

2021 marks the beginning of our 7th decade of providing the highest quality fasteners and fastener-related products to a wide range of industries and businesses across the country. Since opening our first office and warehouse on Melcher Street in Boston back in 1960,...
Tamper-proof Screws

Tamper-proof Screws

Virtually every industry has some kind of product or assembly that requires fasteners that are difficult to remove. There is a wide range of sizes and materials, but only two basic types: tamper-proof and tamper resistant. While they sound the same, they are slightly...
The New 3M™ Temflex Vinyl Tapes

The New 3M™ Temflex Vinyl Tapes

Vinyl tape is one of those essential, go-to products that’s in virtually every toolbox and on every workbench and workstation across the country. But, like every other hardware-related product, there’s the cheap stuff and then there are the high-quality, reliable...
What is Kitting? A Look at the Order Fulfillment Strategy

What is Kitting? A Look at the Order Fulfillment Strategy

If you are not familiar with the term “kitting” it is the process of filling orders by pre-assembling individual items into ready-to-ship kits instead of picking and packing those individual items as orders are received. When one item is ordered or sold, the inventory...