Annual retainer programs allow the client to receive many Fleck
Research services as part of the retainer contract. This gives a
significant savings over purchasing individual services. Reports,
alerts, newsletters, on-site consulting, data and telephone inquires
can be included. Contracts may be standard services or customized
to the specific needs of the client.
Consulting services are available and can be arranged at the client's
facility. Topics covered may include business, technology, path-to-market,
strategic opportunities, competitive assessment and product lines,
among other business issues.
Strategic Business Plans
Fleck Research offers clients strategic business plan support and
assistance, including short-term strategic plans (next one-three
years, based on existing mission and capitalizing on existing strengths),
as well as long-term strategic plans (five years and beyond, to
overcome weaknesses for maximizing sales revenues and profitability).
With over 100 technological trends now impacting suppliers of connectors,
cable assemblies and backplanes, Fleck Research monitors each of
these technologies and advises clients on these trends and their
impact upon the design, application and usage of interconnect products.
Fleck Research conducts industry market research, as well as proprietary
research programs, covering the industry's 700+ product lines, markets
in all countries and regions of the world, as well as research on
the industry's 2,000 suppliers. Over 100 research reports are published
Mergers and Acquisitions
The firm matches buyers and sellers on a confidential basis. For
those who wish to avoid public auctions, as well as avoid disruption
of customers and employees, discreet introductions can be made. Click HERE for more info.
Fleck Research provides introductions between partners involving
new technology, as well as partners who wish to sell in unfamiliar
markets or reach sectors of global markets. Fleck Research in particular
follows advanced technological developments which are enabling our
connector clients to expand horizontally.
Fleck Research performs due diligence for buyers and can audit
all business areas (management, marketing, engineering, manufacturing,
Fleck Research provides introductions between partners who wish
to pursue entirely new businesses and pool complementary resources.
Fleck Research has joint venture partners positioned in Korea who
are available to assist clients in locating manufacturing sites
or private label sources.
Fleck Research has joint venture partners positioned on the continent
who are available to assist clients in locating European sales representatives
Fleck Research has contacts in the former Soviet Eastern Bloc countries.
We can provide assistance in locating connector manufacturing sites
which offer very low labor, coupled with high expertise in design
and tool/die making in these 11 countries which make up the CIS
(Commonwealth of Independent States).
Fleck Research can assist clients in locating private labeling
sources (in the Pacific Rim, Europe, Mexico or the United States).
Fleck Research has the expertise to perform audits of manufacturing
processes (primary and secondary operations, precision stamp and
die, machining, molding, plating and assembly) for those clients
who wish comparisons of their manufacturing processes to others
or to the industry norms. This expertise also extends to printed
wiring boards, the leading cost element of backplanes.
Fleck Research monitors the over 700 distributors who resell connectors
and cable assemblies. We have databases available to clients which
include such pertinent information as franchises, distributor resale
rankings, GPMs, inventory turns, etc.