Fields Manufacturing

I Didn’t Want to Write This
March 5, 2015

As I write this, it is Saturday at 6 a.m. Normally, I would be getting ready for an enjoyable morning run with my friends. Not today. This morning, I’m lying down with a bag of frozen peas on my knee. As much as I wanted to get out, the wise move was to take this Saturday morning off and let my painful and bruised knee heal.

I Could Have Slept In But Why Should You Care?
October 16, 2014

Something strange has happened to me. On a recent three-day holiday weekend, I had the opportunity to sleep in. But I didn’t. I attended a concert at the Hollywood Bowl Saturday and started early Sunday packing meals at our church for families in Haiti. I was looking forward to sleeping in on the holiday Monday when my wife told me our runners group was going out at 7 a.m. What would seem like an automatic "no" has become a much easier "yes" for me. Facilitates the Howard Alan Blum "Virtual" 5K
April 25, 2014

The Howard Alan Blum 5K Run benefiting the SAGGNY Foundation will be held in conjunction with Expo East May 21 on the Atlantic City Boardwalk in New Jersey. Suppliers and distributors unable to attend Expo East can still participate by taking part in the Howard Alan Blum Virtual 5K Run.

Time for a Checkup?
February 1, 2014

2014 is bringing a lot of changes to the health care market. Not only are insurance providers competing at the consumer level now, but employers, state and federal agencies have to educate people on the options available to them. If that doesn't scream "marketing opportunity," we don't know what does.

Fields Manufacturing Adds Northeast Territory Sales Manager
December 18, 2013

After acquiring Better Life Line, Hartford, Conn., and moving its production to its Minnesota facility earlier this month, Fields Manufacturing, St. Cloud, Minn., has announced Dave TenEyck, formerly Better Life's sales manager, will serve as its northeast territory sales manager.

Lanyards 101
October 18, 2013

"What kind of materials can I chose from?" "What about decoration?" "Why are there like 4,000 attachment options?" "And where the heck am I supposed to sell these things? Should I just drive around and look for people who might want a better place to store their keys or badge?"

A Study in Stress
December 1, 2012

Why stress relievers? Some of the industry's biggest suppliers have named their favorite stress reducer designs and provided creative case studies to answer that question.