Improve Fastener Reliability and Performance with Image Dimension Measuring Systems

For reliable fastener assemblies, choose supply partners that include fastener measurement as part of their quality assurance program. Call Martin Fasteners at 731-424-4300 to learn more.


Understanding Total Cost of Ownership

Total Cost of Ownership is a term that has been in manufacturing for decades. It refers to both the direct cost, which is how much was paid, and the indirect costs of an item. Indirect costs have typically been much more difficult to define, and encompass a variety of different areas that spread throughout the organization. Read More

The Value of Safety

Every plant manager would say that safety is important. After all, each manager wants their employees to go home safe and sound at the end of the day. There is a disconnect, however, between those that talk the talk and those that walk the walk. Companies who are not actively pursuing their safety initiatives should take a hard look at the extensive benefits that a well-run safety program provides. Read More

Industrial Vending Machines and Capabilities

Is there constantly a line outside of your stockroom? Do guys leave the production area for 20 minutes (or longer) to get a pair of gloves? Or is it common to see a group of people just hanging around the gate shooting the breeze? These are common problems that some of our larger customers have, and installing a vending solution is a great way to solve them Read More

Custom Tailored Solutions

At Martin Supply, we pride ourselves on providing “Custom Tailored Solutions” to each of our Customers. So what does that mean? It may not be immediately apparent, but it is important that we define Custom Tailored Solutions so that Customers understand our value proposition. Read More

Advantages of Vendor Managed Inventory

As competition increases and dollars are squeezed by corporate management, every manufacturer looks for an edge. In today’s environment manufacturers must focus 100% of their attention on their value stream and allow distributor service providers to support them in order to optimize the supply chain. Read More