Third Generation Joins As Minalex Celebrates Fifty-Year Milestone

Measured traditionally, a half-century is the passing of chronological time. Another way to gauge it is by the value and longevity of the relationships formed and sustained during that time. In that regard, few corporations can confidently say their strength lies in generations of family who share the same vision: to ensure that relationships create a prosperous, secure business for both company and clients. This long-standing principle is one that has been unwaveringly embraced for more than 50 years by the family-owned and founded Minalex Corporation, who today continues to be at the forefront of high-quality, custom aluminum extrusions. Read more…


Minalex Continues To Advance The Sports Equipment Game

When you think of the competitive game of tennis, a scenic mountain bike ride, or an exhilarating game of paintball, what comes to mind?

For decades, the use of custom aluminum extrusions from Minalex in the active consumer products market and the company’s fundamental contributions to sports equipment has been a winning collaboration. Read more…


Minalex Aluminum Extrusion Solution Keeps Boeing 787 Dreamliner On Schedule

As the Boeing 787 Dreamliner was in production, the company detected a potential issue that needed to be resolved expeditiously to keep production on schedule. Upon further analysis, the engineering team at Boeing determined that a design built from aluminum extrusions, would provide a more than ample solution. Aluminum as a material is broadly known for its ability to conduct heat rapidly, as well as cool more rapidly, than other materials.

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Global Trend In Miniaturization Is Getting Bigger

How Companies Like Minalex are Making Smaller Parts with Bigger Impact.

The days of “Bigger is Better” as an oft repeated business buzz phrase are coming to an end. Across many industries, the trend in recent years has been all about miniaturization: the manufacturing of ever-smaller mechanical, optical, medical, and electronic products and devices. Take the electronics industry as an example: the size of microchips has grown smaller, and as a result everything related to it in the supply chain has adjusted to accommodate the new, compact size. Read more…


How a Minalex Part Helped Save A Soldier’s Life

 

Minalex Aluminum Extrusion Goes Beyond The Call Of Duty To Help Save A Soldier’s Life.

 
Imagine this scenario: You’re a member of the military and your unit has been deployed to Afghanistan. Today, your unit is on a routine patrol. The hot desert conditions and your heavy combat gear combine to make the mission a true challenge. But fortunately things are quiet and uneventful. Then, suddenly, a shot rings out and one of the men in your unit falls to the dry, dusty earth. Seeing this, you think the worst until he quickly rises from the ground and scrambles to safety alongside you. Upon inspection, you discover that an enemy sniper’s bullet meant to cause him deadly harm has been rendered harmless by the helmet he’s wearing. Read more…