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Captive Fasteners Simplify Supply Chain
8/23/2012

SNAP-LINE Captive Fasteners secure electronic equipment into 19-inch rack applications faster, with lower costs and less supply chain complexity than traditional captive screws.
SNAP-LINE Captive Fasteners secure electronic equipment into 19-inch rack applications faster, with lower costs and less supply chain complexity than traditional captive screws.

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Nancy Golden
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Re: Supply Chain Considerations
Nancy Golden   9/23/2012 10:57:42 PM
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I agree and what I found really interesting was the effect of just one part - fasteners - could have on production. I spent my engineering career designing and building test sets for in-house use so the logistics of mass production never entered the equation - each test set was never duplicated more than  2-3 times. I enjoyed reading this article and learning about a well-thought out design for a fastener for OEMs and even more, getting a peek into how challenging the logistics can be for mass production.

Greg M. Jung
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Supply Chain Considerations
Greg M. Jung   9/2/2012 9:02:01 AM
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Very well thought out product solution that addresses logistic considerations in addition to design considerations.  This should help to boost sales for this product line.

NadineJ
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nice article
NadineJ   8/31/2012 10:53:03 AM
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Thanks for the article.  Well done.  5 stars!

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