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Polyhistor’s Customer-Centric Approach to Manufacturing

What sets Polyhistor apart from most job shops? Our custom manufacturing experts are also engineers. This distinction means you benefit from highly skilled professionals who approach every prototype, part, and product through an engineering lens. We’re adept at identifying design issues, brainstorming solutions, and recommending modifications. Made by Manufacturers, Optimized by Engineers Here’s how Polyhistor’s […]

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Quick-Turn Precision Machining: How We Set You up for Success

If you were a fly on the wall at Polyhistor, you’d hear engineers and machinists on our team regularly discussing how to manufacture customers’ parts.  These interactions may be commonplace at our shop, but in the manufacturing world at large, they’re somewhat of an anomaly. All too often, customers are left to act as the […]

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6 Precision Machining Challenges SOLVED with Smart DFM

Want to ensure a smooth manufacturing process the next time you request a quote?  Avoid common precision machining challenges by carefully designing your part, product, or prototype according to Design for Manufacturing (DFM) best practices.  Read on to learn Polyhistor’s tips for getting a top-quality product at the best possible price.  Polyhistor’s DFM Tips for […]

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Polyhistor’s President Peter Schönning Answers Your Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you’re brainstorming your next big idea or gearing up for production, you probably have a lot of questions. Here at Polyhistor, we love questions because we’re obsessed with problem-solving!  Keep reading to learn how Polyhistor can give life to your creative concept from our friendly machine shop in Jacksonville, Florida. 12 Manufacturing FAQs—Answered 1. […]

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Go to Market Fast with Polyhistor’s Full-Service Product Development Services

You have a brilliant product idea, and you’re eager to bring it to life! Instead of outsourcing product design and prototype development to separate vendors, partner with a contract manufacturing services provider that offers a full spectrum of in-house services.  When the entrepreneurs Daniel Sheppard and Andy Thomas went in search of a full-service product […]

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CNC Machining of Aluminum Parts

We do a lot of machining of aluminum parts in different shapes and sizes. Some are machined to very high precision, but others have less demanding tolerance requirements. These brackets are machined in 6061-T6 Aluminum on our Haas Machining Center. We made two sizes to try out different configurations. When we do machining, we do […]