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Blog – Aluminum Extrusions

In our aluminum extrusion blog, we provide information on topics such as aluminum extrusion finishing & alloys, extruded heatsinks, and more.

Aluminum in the Automotive Industry: What You Need to Know

Aluminum in the Automotive Industry: What You Need to Know

  As the automotive industry has evolved over time, the materials used in production vehicles have changed. In recent years, we’ve seen the increased adoption of aluminum alloys for parts all over the automobile. This is due mainly to a desire for lightweighting,...

6061 Aluminum: Get to Know its Properties and Uses

6061 Aluminum: Get to Know its Properties and Uses

One of the important decisions you have to make when working on an extrusion project is alloy selection. You may be considering 6061 aluminum, as it is one of the most commonly extruded alloys. It’s an alloy with a long history. Developed in 1935, it was originally...

Blog – Printed Circuit Boards

In our printed circuit board blog we provide articles on topics such as surface finishing, assembly, manufacturer selection, cost savings, and more.

Is Contract Manufacturing Really Still Affordable in China?

Is Contract Manufacturing Really Still Affordable in China?

It’s no secret that the cost of labor in China has risen in recent years. And this increase has caused major shifts in China’s manufacturing sector.

Companies making shoes and textiles have moved production to Vietnam, Cambodia, and other Asian countries. The low complexity of these items makes it…

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