Fourstar Connections

Fourstar Connections Expands Low Pressure Molding Capabilities

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Fourstar Connections Owner Speaks on Panel Discussion at Sustainable Brands' New Metrics Conference

LogoFourstar Connections Inc., a socially-responsible electronic manufacturing services (EMS) partner to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and manufacturing companies, will again be attending and presenting at the eighth annual New Metrics 2018 conference organized and hosted by Sustainable Brands. This year's conference is from October 29 through 31 in Philadelphia, PA. The theme is focused on measuring the "ROI of Sustainable Business." More than 350 attendees from over 200 organizations will gather to learn and share information about how to drive business forward through social and environmental value and measure the true value of societal impact. Attendees learn about the newest tools for linking sustainability performance and business success.

Fourstar Connections Files First Carbon Disclosure Report

LogoFourstar Connections Inc., a socially-responsible electronic manufacturing services (EMS) partner to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and manufacturing companies, is pleased to announce it has filed its first carbon disclosure report to the Carbon Disclosure Project, meeting the filing window for this year. The CDP is the only global disclosure system for companies, cities, states, and regions to manage their environmental impacts and for investors, purchasers, and policy makers to access environmental information for use in financial and policy decisions.

Fourstar Connections Releases Its First Annual Corporate Sustainability Report

LogoFourstar Connections, a New England-based EMS partner that has been providing custom connectivity and innovative electronic manufacturing solutions to high-tech original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for over 30 years, recently released its first annual corporate Sustainability Report. As part of its comprehensive sustainability-focused business model, Fourstar has adopted a "people-driven" approach focused on how it impacts the planet, starting with internal resources and its workforce.

Fourstar Connections Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

LogoFourstar Connections, Inc., an electronic manufacturing services provider that has been serving the interconnect industry for 30 years, is pleased to announce it has been officially recognized by Intertek as meeting the requirements for certification to the latest ISO standard—9001:2015. This ISO certification signifies that Fourstar operates to the highest quality standards. Implementing the new ISO 9001:2015 standard ensures that Fourstar will identify all present customer needs and identify and assess future requirements. Adherence to the standard also helps Fourstar measure its customers' satisfaction, whether original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) or other manufacturers, and enables Fourstar to continually improve its processes.

Fourstar Connections Receives Workforce Training Fund Grant to Further Support Its Sustainability Initiatives

LogoFourstar Connections, a socially-responsible electrical interconnect solutions provider to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and manufacturing companies, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant that will enable it to build on its sustainable supply chain initiatives. The project is funded by a Workforce Training Fund grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The grant program is administered by Commonwealth Corporation.

Fourstar Connections Celebrates 30 Years of Delivering Interconnect Solutions

LogoHudson-based, solutions-driven electrical interconnect provider to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other manufacturing company, Fourstar Connections, Inc., is celebrating its 30th anniversary on June 23, 2017. This invitation-only open house is from 1 to 5 p.m., and will feature facility tours, presentations from local dignitaries and key stakeholders, including its board of advisors, and a donation of $1,000 to a local charity. The money was raised through its employee donation/matching program. The guest list includes state and local dignitaries from the Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD), Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP), Hudson Board of Selectmen, and AMVETS, among others. This event will bring together some of its long-standing customers, former employees, and supply chain partners to reflect on their collective 30-year journey—the challenges and opportunities, the friendships, careers, and businesses the company has helped to grow—and the trust and loyalty they have all relied on each other for.

Fourstar Connections Hires Steve Marian as VP of Strategic Business Development

LogoFourstar Connections, Inc., a solutions-based contract manufacturing company for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other manufacturing companies, is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Marian to its management team as Vice President of Strategic Business Development. Marian will spearhead the business development division and continue to expand Fourstar's market position by identifying, developing, defining, negotiating, and implementing strategic opportunities featuring its high-performance, end-to-end interconnect and cable assembly solutions and value-added services. He reports directly to Phil Holman, President of Fourstar Connections, and is involved in all aspects of the company's business development, including sales and marketing, engineering operations, and research and development.

Fourstar Connections Supports Reshoring and Nearshoring Initiatives with Step-by-Step Toolkit

LogoFourstar Connections, a Hudson-based manufacturing services and solutions provider to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), is facilitating reshoring efforts to bring electronic manufacturing back to America—specifically the manufacturing of cable and wire harnesses, electro-mechanical, and box build assemblies. Leveraging its 28-plus years of manufacturing processes and protocols intelligence, Fourstar is well-positioned to offer greater supply chain visibility and cost-benefit analysis to manufacturing OEMs considering reshoring or nearshoring their operations. Given the complexities involved in the reshoring process, the contract manufacturer recently published a toolkit (in the form of an eBook) that contains a step-by-step framework—accounting for both intangible and tangible factors—for making an informed decision to reshore or nearshore.

Fourstar Connections Partners with XL Hybrids on Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Initiative

LogoFourstar Connections recently entered a collaborative partnership with XL Hybrids of Boston on a design for manufacturing(DFM) initiative. Fourstar Connections, a Hudson-based contract manufacturer to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), helped build connecting assemblies for an automotive aftermarket hybrid-electric conversion kit. XL Hybrids uses energy storage solutions in its aftermarket hybrid-electric conversion kits for the automotive industry. This converts gasoline-dependent vehicles to hybrid gas/electric vehicles. XL Hybrids system improves the gas mileage for large fleets, and it also saves on vehicle brake maintenance costs because of its regenerative braking technology.