About Us


Our mission is to empower and supply all the makers that improve the world.

Our vision is to be essential supply partners to the best endeavors in creation and progress.

Our core values are:

  • Maker Obsession
  • Wisdom
  • Urgency
  • Kindness


In the beginning we concentrated on soldering materials and soldering equipment, but over the years have added the everyday production supplies needed by our customers. Today we maintain one of the largest stocks of soldering materials in the U.S. We serve a wide range of customers, from electronic assemblers to sheet metal fabricators, from auto electric component manufacturers to stained glass artisans and hobbyists.

We’re dedicated to understanding your process so that we can assist you in finding the best and most efficient product for you application. Whether you are a manufacturing professional, engineer, technician, contractor, artisan, or hobbyist, we’re happy to answer your technical questions and provide you with the personal touch of our friendly and knowledgeable staff.

We feature top name brands including Alpha, Weller, Hakko, Xcelite, Erem, American Beauty, Hexacon, Easy Braid, MicroCare, Techspray, Plato, Desco, QRP, Edsyn, Steinel, Xuron, Ideal Industries, Kolver, TechWear, Botron, Luxo, Vision Engineering, Protektive Pak, Quantum Storage, and Pro-Line, among others.


Smart & nice folks are our special sauce

This is Mario. He is stellar, in general, but also he’ll treat you stellar, with kindness, technical wisdom, and urgency. When you call us, Mario, or another stellar human person, will pick up and treat you like the super star you are. Mon-Fri 8am-5pm PST.