Tamshell News & Blog

Memorial Day, 2016

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We at Tamshell honor and remember the brave whom made the ultimate sacrifice for our Country this Memorial Day.  Therefore, our offices will be closed all day in observation on Monday May 30th. Wishing you and yours a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend – from all us at Tamshell.

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Plastics: Creatures of Comfort

By | Plastics & Polymers, Precision Plastic Parts, Quality | No Comments

Where Tamshell lives, it gets hot. REAL hot… Inland Southern California can reach upwards of 105℉ in the summertime for days, even weeks. For most plastic materials, well, they’re not big fans of these extreme conditions. That’s why Tamshell has invested in a state-of-the-art, temperature controlled facility that regulates our entire building to a pleasant 75℉. We work with a broad range of brands, types, grades, and shapes of plastics – all which have various tolerances to the change in temperature that…

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The Journey – From Metal to Plastics

By | Aerospace & Aircraft Parts, Plastics & Polymers, Precision Plastic Parts | No Comments

We are often asked, by new and existing customers alike, to help seek out alternate materials for current components and applications. Typically, these requests involve a requirement to reduce weight without compromising performance, and 99.9% of the time involve the desire to use a plastic material, comparable to a metal or composite material currently being used. The switch to plastics gets easier and easier with time, as technology used to create polymers which bear characteristics of various metals become more robust and cost-effective….

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Service Is Our Top Priority

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We've made some recent changes here at Tamshell to bolster our Customer Service Department. We brought in some new friendly faces, made some significant strides in our processes, moved some things around, and upgraded some of our systems - all to help us - help you even better. As we continue to look to the future, our goal is to improve RFQ turnaround, material sourcing, production lead times, and stay competitive with part pricing. We value building and maintaining relationships with our...
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Embrace the Model

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We’re closing-in on completing our DPD (Digital Product Definition) certification activities. We have been striving on become certified as it allows us to utilize 3D models more consistently, helping us to look at the whole picture of some of the parts we machine for our customers. DPD Certification also allows us the opportunity to look at more types of jobs on a streamlined scale – such as ‘prototype to production’, as well as giving us the ability to dissect dimensions and...
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Continuing a Longstanding Partnership

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The most valued aspect of being in the business we're in is our relationships with our customers. Over the years, we have entered in to more than just contracts, we've built partnerships. It's our #1 priority to maintain these partnerships by providing the best mix of manufacturing, customer service, flexibility, and overall quality with every job, every time. Recently, we have just entered in to a renewed, Long Term Agreement (LTA) with our distinguished partners at Honeywell, Inc. We have...
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