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    How to Use Plexus® Adhesives to Optimize Production and Throughput

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Mar 19, 2021 11:30:00 AM

    Current events have caused many manufacturers to shut down and then reopen. This can cause large backlogs of orders and have manufacturing teams scrambling to get product out the door. Plexus structural adhesives have been utilized to increase the production of parts per hour, decrease the number of manufacturing steps, and reduce the amount of floor space required to manufacture goods.

    Plexus products provide a wide range of structural adhesives that offer primerless adhesion for multiple materials. These adhesives often deliver as much strength, or more, than traditional joining techniques, with the added benefit of improved manufacturing output.

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    Topics: work trucks

    Using Data to Build Your Business 

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Mar 2, 2021 9:15:00 AM

    Using Data to Build Your Business

     

    Using data to measure your business's success helps you see a clear picture of where your business stands. Numbers don't lie -- you can tell how your business is doing and set goals based on past and present metrics. These Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) help your business stay on track to goals, quotas and let you know where you stand. Austin Hardware® covers this more in-depth here.

    Aren't you ready to stop focusing on the small things like purchase orders, supply chain headaches, too many vendors, etc.? It's time to start focusing on what really matters – what new product improvements are needed to drive sales, how vendors can align with you to exceed your corporate or department goals, what manufacturing processes need revisiting. It's time to start building business relationships, setting long-term goals, growing your business, and preparing for future growth.

    Austin Hardware's team of experts can help take your business to the next level. If staying on track for your future goals is your concern, keep reading to see how Austin Hardware's use of data analytics and solutions can help your business stay on track this year.

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    Topics: Vendor Managed Inventory, Warehouse Management, inventory management, Blog

    Easy Open Vents by Austin Hardware®

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Feb 2, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    Easy Open Vents by Austin Hardware®

    Our engineering team here at Austin Hardware® would like to introduce another patented solution for your business: the Easy Open Vent. This patented design opens both left-facing and right-facing, making it an easily adaptable solution for different applications and industries. Designed with the end-user in mind, the Easy Open Vent or EOV is a great solution for your ventilation needs.

    Another great design aspect is that the EOV also has three different adjustment levels per side. It also has low-profile and raised-profile options and both right and left opening capabilities. You can also customize this product with different materials and sizes depending on your specific needs.  

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    Topics: Austin Engineered Solutions™, Easy Open Vents

    Learn How to Improve the Efficiency of Your Business with Our Inventory Management Solutions

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Jan 20, 2021 10:30:00 AM

    Creating efficiencies within your company, no matter what size, is not only about your bottom line. It is about more. It frees up your time to focus on what matters: building relationships and creating partnerships. Efficiency allows you to streamline paperwork, supply chains, tasks, orders, and many other aspects of your business. 

    There are many ways to streamline and create more efficient workflows. Whether you're dealing with a specific pain point or wish to take your company's growth to the next level, Austin Hardware's Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program is ready to help your business take the next step. We will work alongside your team to create a streamlined, efficient, and well-oiled machine.  

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    Topics: inventory management

    New Year, Same Great Solutions For Your Business with Austin Hardware®

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Jan 8, 2021 9:00:00 AM

    Welcome to 2021!

    Our team at Austin Hardware® would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! A new year means new solutions, but with us, you can guarantee the same great service, quality, and commitment that we are known for. We look forward to helping you find new solutions for your business, streamline any current projects, help you with sourcing, your supply chain, and more. At Austin, we are your one-stop-shop. We thrive on helping customers, and partners like you streamline your business practices and work to provide top-notch solutions. If you are ready to learn more about our solutions for the new year, keep reading below...


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    Topics: Austin Hardware® News

    The Top Austin Engineered Products for Essential, Life-Saving Industries

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Dec 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM

    The Top Austin Engineered Products for Essential, Life-Saving Industries

    Austin Hardware® is a leading supplier for essential, life-saving industries, including life-saving devices for ambulances, EMS, and other emergency vehicles. Our engineering team works hard to provide top of the line products that save lives. The average EMS response time is less than 20 minutes. Each minute during an emergency response is crucial for patient care. We work hard to provide quicker response times for emergency medical teams, and enhancing patient care is important to providing the best safety solutions. Our complete line of safety solutions is designed for saving lives and supporting essential industries.  

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    Topics: Essential EMT

    Horse Trailer Solutions from Austin Hardware®

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Dec 1, 2020 10:00:00 AM

    From the wild west to the Midwest, Austin Hardware® knows a thing or two about horse trailers, and we work with some of the top horse trailer manufacturers in the business. Your horse and your trailer are both major investments for you, and you want to be sure you can enjoy your invested dollars while keeping your horse safe and comfortable during transport. Horse trailers come in various options, sizes, and investment levels. There are many different options, and Austin Hardware® works with suppliers to some of the top trailer manufacturers in the U.S., providing top quality hardware, products, and services. 

    Horse Trailers - 2021
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    Topics: Trailers

    The RV Travel Checklist You Need to See Before Hitting the Road On Your Next Vacation.

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Nov 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM

    Traveling by RV is a great way to see the country and an economical choice that allows travelers to go at their own pace. What's more, is that now more than ever, RV sales are on the rise. You might be considering one as well. Traveling by RV, like any other travel method, has its benefits and things to look out for. That's why both seasoned and new road-trippers need to ensure that safety is at the top of your list before hitting the road. Before your next vacation in your camper or other recreational vehicle, it is good to make sure you have checked off a list of essential things for your trip to be safe and fun. Austin Hardware® has created a checklist for RV travelers to make sure your trip is safe and fun.  

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    Topics: rv

    Austin Hardware's Solutions for the Future of Your Business.

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Oct 29, 2020 10:30:00 AM

    One of the best parts of partnering with Austin Hardware® is that we are a complete one-stop-shop. With Austin Hardware®, you get it all, a convenient solution for both our new and our existing customers. We not only have the parts in stock; our engineering team can work with you to custom design parts for your specific applications. We can also reduce the links in your supply chain with our expert sourcing capabilities, and vendor managed inventory capabilities. It may sound too good to be true, but for the last 60 years, we’ve learned a thing or two about businesses just like yours. 

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    Topics: Vendor Managed Inventory

    Your Complete Guide to the New Austin Hardware® Website.

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Oct 7, 2020 9:30:00 AM

    Next time you log on to our website to find your hardware needs, you might see a surprise. Austin Hardware® has a new and improved website that has been completely renovated and redesigned with you in mind. You still get access to the same great hardware and service you love, but now our site has been streamlined with easy to find updates that make the user experience more friendly and easier to navigate. Already a loyal Austin Hardware® customer? No worries, If you are an existing Austin customer, your account has been securely transferred to the new site, and your previous order history and important account details are available on the new site. We are excited to launch our new website in our 60th year of business and to provide even better ways to view our diverse line of solutions for your business.

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    Topics: News