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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Mother. Sister. Wife. Daughter. Niece. Grandmother. Friend. Everyone knows someone whose life has been turned upside down by breast cancer. We learn more every day about the risks, the signs, and early detection, but it still pervades the lives of … Continue reading

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REAP: Research Engagement and Awareness Program

As the R&D resource, Component Supply has always believed that we are more than a supplier and fabricator of metal and plastic tubing and wire. We promote and support research every day by supplying quality, affordable components faster than anyone. … Continue reading

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Component Supply Celebrates 10 Years of Business

Component Supply has always been a small business located in a small town. But when it moved from Central Florida to Middle Tennessee two years ago, the business finally had room to grow beyond the storage container where it began … Continue reading

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Shipping Costs Realities: FedEx One Rate Program

The shipping advice we provided in the last posts is relevant to all shipping providers. However, we want to separately address one program that has stood out among the rest and encourage any customers using FedEx services to utilize it: … Continue reading

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Shipping Cost Realities: Three More Tips and Custom Fab

In our last post, we shared tips 1-3 for cutting shipping costs. Here are three more tips to consider for future orders: 4) Be flexible with your shipping carrier. Shipping costs depend on size, shape, and weight of the package, … Continue reading

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Shipping Cost Realities and 3 Tips

At Component Supply, we pour time and effort into affirming our role as a resource from the perspective of our product offering: comprehensiveness, no/low minimum order quantity, and competitive pricing. However, what often gets overlooked is our effort to understand … Continue reading

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Demand for PTFE Coated Wire Causes Quality Problems

In our decades of experience in the tubing and wire industry, we have never seen the quality issues with PTFE coated wire that we have seen over the past eight months. Combining the strength and durability of stainless steel wire … Continue reading

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End of the Year Update 2018: Our Best Year Yet!

Another year is coming to an end, and Component Supply would like to thank our faithful customers for making 2018 our best year yet. We are excited about the partnerships we have built this year and the role you have … Continue reading

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Researcher Spotlight: Sarah Suda Petters, Ph.D., NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Meet Sarah Suda Petters, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Education: B.S., Physics 2008 M.S., Atmospheric Science 2011 Ph.D., Atmospheric Science 2015 Research: When Petters entered graduate school, the aerosol research group offered her … Continue reading

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Seeing is Believing: Hypodermic Tubing Samples

Most researchers we work with don’t order a 60″ piece of hypodermic tubing from us because that’s exactly the size they need. They order it because it’s the industry standard, and they’ll figure out how to make it work for … Continue reading

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