The Pros and Cons of Contract Manufacturing

Contract manufacturing is the process of outsourcing certain production processes to a third-party company. For example, a company may outsource the production of specific components for a product that they then assemble. Many firms employ contract manufacturers to help them overcome challenges associated with product production, scaling, and supply chain management. What is Contract Manufacturing? […]

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KN95 Face Masks Available

Dear TFG USA Customers and Friends, Due to our extensive overseas relationships we have just received 15,000 KN95 FDA Registered Face Masks into our inventory. We are selling these masks at 500 pieces minimum as a favor to our customers.   Above: A video of the masks being trimmed. In addition, we’ve included a PDF of […]

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Different Types of Stainless Steel

When people use the term “stainless steel,” they often use it as a “catchall” term, but in reality, there are several different types of stainless steel with a variety of uses. Stainless steel is an alloy that is produced by combining a variety of different base metals to create a new material. Like with other […]

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What Is Metal Injection Molding?

Metal injection molding (MIM) is a metalworking process in which finely-powdered metal is mixed with binder material to create a feedstock. The feedstock is then solidified and shaped to produce the final product. Metal injection molding is ideal for simplifying the production of high-volume products or products that have complex shapes. Why Is Metal Injection […]

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Using High Strength Bolts for Structural Bolting

High strength bolts or structural bolts are made to be used with heavy hex nuts to connect structural members. To be considered a structural connection, it has to conform to specific ASTM standards; specifically, ASTM A563 or ASTM A194. Structural bolts are also categorized by grades. The grading system takes into consideration the bolt’s material, […]

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Choosing the Best Metal Fabrication Partner: Processes to Consider

Metal fabrication plays an important role in myriad businesses, from construction and equipment manufacturing to creating parts and end products for commercial applications. Using a variety of fabrication methods, the metal fabrication process involves cutting, shaping, machining, welding, molding, or assembling raw or semi-finished metal materials into the end products. Each fabrication method has its […]

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COVID-19 Resources

We are defined by how we respond during challenging times. Our ability to find quick solutions to problems will help keep us moving forward. That being said, we are impressed with the way that some of our partners, including Lear, have handled the COVID-19 pandemic and wanted to share some of those resources in hopes that it […]

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Quality and Purchasing Engineer – New Addition to Our Team

We are excited to introduce the newest member of our team, Jerry Xu, Quality and Purchasing Engineer. Jerry is an experienced Global Sourcing and Supply Chain professional in the manufacturing industry, specializing in low cost and best cost sourcing. He joins us after more than 20 years working as a mechanical engineer in supply chain, purchasing […]

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Sales Engineer – New Addition to Our Team

We are excited to announce a new addition the TFG USA team, Ezra Drissman, Senior Sales Engineer. Ezra comes from a blend of a few different industries. For the first part of his career he published and ran 3 green/environmental websites. During that time, he was regularly published in National Geographic online as well as […]

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Global Supply Chains Push into New Regions

Product quality and sustainability are on the chopping block as US businesses prepare for the next wave of tariffs on imports from China, expected to go into effect December 15. Last July, in a QIMA survey of global businesses with international supply chains in all major consumer segments, nearly half of all respondents had pessimistic […]

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