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…