Laser Cutting: A Versatile Capability with Many Creative Applications

Laser cutting is a versatile manufacturing capability known for its speed and precision. It’s ideal for anything from prototyping to high-volume production. At Polyhistor, we offer in-house laser cutting and laser engraving services from our precision machine shop in Jacksonville, Florida. Versatile Laser Cutting Capabilities  When customers need laser cutting services, we rely on two […]


Cost-Reduction Strategies Engineers May Not Consider

There are tremendous opportunities to reduce manufacturing costs for almost every project. The key is to consider and implement cost-saving strategies as early as possible—beginning with engineering design.  Keep It Simple: Cost-Saving Product Design Tips  Much of the cost to manufacture a product is directly related to how it is designed, assembled, and packaged. Polyhistor’s […]


Could You Benefit from an Engineering Help Session?

At Polyhistor, we’re experts in balancing innovative design and practical manufacturability. Whether you’re ramping up product development services or initiating high-volume production machining, our engineers can help you optimize your parts for manufacturability.


8 Exotic Plastics to Consider for Plastic Machining Services

Plastics are an excellent material choice for many applications throughout diverse industries, including medical, defense, aerospace, automotive, and consumer products. Polyhistor has extensive experience working with the world’s most exotic plastics, and we’d love for you to put our plastic machining services to the test!


Capability Highlight: Polyhistor’s Reverse Engineering Services

Most product development services begin with a sketch, a 2D drawing, or a 3D model. But thanks to a process known as reverse engineering, you can also use an existing product to inform and inspire your next project. Polyhistor’s reverse engineering experts can dissect and deconstruct your physical product, extracting valuable insights and data which […]

Did You Know…? 5 Polyhistor Services That May Surprise You

We’re proud of our reputation for exceptional product development and engineering design. But did you know we also offer a tremendous range of in-house capabilities, from CNC machining to 3D printing to complete contract manufacturing services?  Polyhistor can fulfill your project goals throughout every phase, from the design room to the production floor. Did You […]


Why Manufacturing Partners Are Key During Product Development

Your design is complete, and orders are already coming in for your new product! Now is not the time to discover manufacturability issues that will make your product challenging—or even impossible—to produce. Unfortunately, roadblocks are extremely common when bringing a design to life. But there’s good news! With a slight shift in your product design […]


Important Considerations for Plastic Machining Services

Let’s assess how to go about selecting a plastic for your part and examine the factors engineers should consider during the design process. Selecting a Plastic for Your Part  Not all plastics are created equal, so you should familiarize yourself with the characteristics of common plastics before determining which material is best suited for your […]


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 […]


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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