Materials Direct is a division of the well known and trusted company, Universal Science.
Experts in the world of technical materials, Universal Science created Materials Direct in order to provide businesses with a complete, reliable and fast manufacturing solution.
Materials Direct specialises in technical parts and battery storage solutions, and provides customers with high-quality and fully certified materials, custom-cut to their own specifications.
This article highlights 10 unique and industry leading services that makes Materials Direct the number one choice for a wide range of business sectors, including EV and Electronics.
Materials Direct delivers the quickest and most efficient manufacturing in the industry for custom Gaskets and pads, manufacturing parts in as little as 24 hours. This ensures that engineers receive the parts they need when they need them, with no hassle or extra fees.
James Stratford, CEO of Universal science, saw a need for faster manufacturing that last minute gasket or thermal pad while working as an engineer himself and seeked to provide fellow engineers with a solution that works.
Materials Direct not only delivers this solution, it does so in an easy and affordable way, making it ideal for a wide range of businesses across the globe.
Materials Direct has partners across the globe, and delivers world wide shipping, enabling it to deliver its services Globally.
Materials Direct ensures larger businesses are able to use their services across all of their global divisions, regardless of their location, eliminating the need for multiple suppliers.
This is not only more convenient but is also more affordable as part prices calculated remain the same regardless of destination.
The Materials Direct Ordering System is tailor made to meet the needs of the customer, and is the first of its kind.
The unique ordering system has complex algorithms to work out instant prices of custom shape parts. As each order is unique to the custom part required and with no tooling charges (EVER) you can change the design as many times as you wish each time your order.
Customers are given an instant quote on-line, so they can place orders at the time without any delays.
The ordering system itself is easy to use with just 4 simple intuitive steps taking less than 5 minutes providing customers with a smooth experience.
Customers simply select their material, upload their design, place their order, and the parts are dispatched in as little as 24 hours.
Dispatching parts in as little as 24 hours is a huge bonus for engineers to gain lost time for the supply of the last to be thought of gasket or thermal pad. This makes Materials Direct the fastest supplier of custom pads and gaskets from a large selection of technical materials across various trusted material brands..
This system not only changes the way in which businesses need to approach ordering but it also reduces the chance of delays to their customers.
If the material you are searching for is not on the site but you like the service offered Materials direct are willing to stock it for you based on forward orders. Using the contact us page apply for a new material to be added and benefit from the cost savings and the exemplary service offered.
One of the main reasons why Materials Direct is the first choice for so many businesses is because of its cost-effective pricing and competitive rewards.
Not only is there NEVER a tooling charge, but customers also are not restricted by minimum or maximum quantities and receive additional savings when ordering larger quantities.
Here’s a quick look at the ways Materials Direct delivers a more cost-effective service than its competitors:
Credit accounts allow users to be supplied and pay for their parts up to 60days after dispatch, maintaining their Corporations payment policies or helping with cash flow management for small businesses.
Businesses that require ordering in advance against a known usage or for instance (JIT) Just in Time supply can benefit from the order scheduling feature. This allows businesses to schedule orders upto 12 months ahead against a blanket order.
What’s more, this is very simple to do. Customers can simply set up their schedule at checkout. This is yet another example of how Materials Direct thinks of the client when setting up their system. It’s quick, simple, and easy to navigate.
This feature especially works well alongside credit accounts. Not only can customers order in advance but they can pay later. This takes away the stress of last-minute orders and higher costs.
Customers also receive discounts on the cost of parts if you plan ahead and do not need the 24 hr service. When you pair this with the discounts given for high quantity orders, customers can receive up to 15% off.
Materials Direct consists of a diverse team of professionals who are at hand to offer support to customers.
With expertise in thermal management, engineering, and consulting, customers are able to get high-quality advice, guidance and support whenever it is required.
This plays a big role in the company’s effort to build upon its working relationships with other businesses and bring a valuable service to its customers.
Materials Direct works hard to reduce its impact on it’s carbon footprint and assist in the fight to reduce global warming it’s aims are to provide more sustainable manufacturing solutions to businesses.
Materials Direct will only send the exact materials required by the customer, and use off-cut materials in it’s manufacturing processes in order to reduce waste, they also ensure that no harmful chemicals are used during the manufacturing process.
This is ideal for companies looking to improve their own impact on the environment. By choosing Materials Direct, they can join the green initiative and reduce their own carbon footprint.
As a global company, Materials Direct has worked to ensure that multiple currencies can be selected on their site, this provides businesses with instant conversion rates, making payments more transparent.
They also offer a wide range of payment methods, making the service more accessible to various account holders.
Materials Direct only provides materials from trusted brands.