FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
At HMC Precision Manufacturing, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional service and making sure our clients can easily access the answers they need. That’s why we’ve compiled the most common client questions below along with detailed answers. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please get in touch - our team is ready to help.
ARE PROTOTYPE MACHINING SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH HMC?
WHAT QUALIFIES AS HIGHER QUANTITIES?
100 pieces upwards to millions.
DOES HMC ACCEPT BLANKET ORDERS?
Yes, HMC can manage complex purchase orders.
HOW IS ROBOTIC INTEGRATION BENEFICIAL?
Our engineers can use robotic integration to improve processes where human error could have a negative impact. Automating certain processes can allow us to run “lights out” at nights or over weekends, which help massive production runs meet unparalleled delivery dates with unmatched precision.
WHAT INDUSTRIES CURRENTLY USE CNC MACHINING AND PRODUCTION MACHINING PARTS?
Energy, aerospace, semi-conductor, and commercial.
WHAT TYPE OF MATERIALS DO YOU PROCESS?
HMCPM machines diverse materials including aluminum, brass, many plastics. We will be happy to assist you with any special needs you may have.
WHAT IS YOUR TYPICAL TURNAROUND TIME ON AN AVERAGE PROJECT?
At HMC we recognize that under real world production demands there is no such thing as a typical turnaround time. Instead, we will work with you to develop a schedule that meeting your needs for timeliness and cost efficiency.
WHAT ARE YOUR SHOP RATES?
We prefer to provide pricing upon detailed review of your needs. This approach is much more accurate, and therefore more valuable to the customer.
DOES HMCPM PROCURE RAW MATERIAL OR DOES THE CUSTOMER PROVIDE THE MATERIAL?
Most of our customers require that we procure raw materials, but we have no objection if the customer decides to source the materials for the job. We can offer information on the most efficient material size and configuration for the job. If the customer requires we can also procure material from specific approved sources.
WHAT ASSURANCES CAN YOU PROVIDE THAT PROPRIETARY BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL?
HMCPM understand that we must abide by customers requirements, and therefore we are willing to enter into privacy agreements . We take confidentiality here very seriously.