Our Formula for a “No Surprise” Custom Alloys Quote

In the specialty alloys business, as with other businesses, a potential customer will always ask: “How much will it cost?” and “When can I have it?” We understand the constraints of working within a budget and meeting production deadlines, so we know why these two questions are so important.  But unlike some other businesses, everything […]

Science Fiction Movies Come To Life, Thanks to Custom Alloys

I’ll never forget the day I got a phone call from a man introducing himself as a special effects guy for the X-Men movie. At first, I was rather skeptical. But as Colin Chilvers and I talked, I realized he was legitimate. As the special effects coordinator for the movie he needed to have one […]

Does it matter where you purchase your sputtering targets?

If consistency is important to you, it’s best to get your sputtering targets directly from the manufacturer. Let me share what happened to one of our customers so you understand why. We received a phone call from someone who was getting frustrated. They were purchasing their targets from different companies, which resulted in inconsistent performance, […]

Top 5 Reasons to Work with a Family-Owned Alloys Company

1. Because Relationships Matter for Quality and Consistency: One of the great pleasures of being the president of Sophisticated Alloys is talking with my customers. When you call to discuss your project you are going to speak with me. We will talk about all of the specifics of your project and define a statement of […]

  • August 16th, 2013
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