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About MicroGroup

MicroGroup is a major supplier of small-diameter tubing and solid stock, as well as a world-leading manufacturer of miniature metal components.

Over 7,000,000 feet (2,100,000 meters) of small-diameter alloy and stainless steel tubing, rod, bar, wire and fittings and solid stock is inventoried for immediate shipment through MicroGroup's All-Tube® business unit, which can also size, cut and finish tubing to custom specifications on short notice.

MicroGroup is also one of the world's largest producers of miniature metal components and assemblies — purchased by over 60 percent of the world's top 100 OEMs of products ranging from surgical instruments and medical implants to aerospace assemblies and analytical devices. MicroGroup is ITAR registered and holds the following certifications: ISO13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2008.

Microgroup - Hypotube experts


Quality, Medical Device
07/12/2015

Speed 4 / Price 4 / Quality 5

We have used Microgroup hypotube on various projects for medical devices and have been pleased so far of the raw material and quality of work that they have been able to provide. Their tolerances are tight and their raw material is pure. We have had no issues inspecting their products on our assembly line. Their shipments are very quick and they are willing to work with you when you are in a bind. Their customer service staff is friendly and easy to work with. Their engineers are very knowledgeable and willing to spend time with you to get questions answered. Their pricing is standard but the quality of the work makes every penny worth it. I have no problem recommending them as a vendor to other companies and will continue to use them for years to come.

Strengths: hypotube, custom sizes, customer service, machining

Needs to improve: none that i can think of

Hypotube Supplier


Manufacturing, Medical Device
06/11/2015

Speed 2 / Price 3 / Quality 4

microgroups lead time for stock hypotube is excellent and perfect for the prototyping stage. they carry a wide selection and offer them at reasonable prices. their custom tubing has taken up to 6 weeks to be delivered, which can interfere with production if any shipping issues arise. in general, their parts are delivered within specification and by the promised date. you just need to plan ahead for custom parts.

Strengths: hypotubes, both custom and stock

Needs to improve: lead time for custom tubing can be up to 6 weeks, not ideal for just in time manufacturing

Hypotube Supply


Purchasing, Medical Device
07/13/2015

Speed 1 / Price 3 / Quality 5

They carry a large selection of tubing and sell them at great prices. However, the problem is with their custom work. They have a tendency to take a long time to produce a product to delivery which can be a problem when people are running on tight deadline. The final product is delivered on par with your expectations; it will just take a while for it to get here.

Strengths: custom and stock tubes

Needs to improve: long time for manufacturing custom tubing

Quality Hypotube


Manufacturing, Military / Law Enforcement
05/29/2015

Speed 4 / Price 4 / Quality 4

I have purchased a large amount of hypotube both in precision cut lengths and random lengths over my career. Shipment is generally very fast for random lengths, and reasonable for specific cut lengths. I have ordered some custom, non-round tubing and while that project didn't pan out, MicroGroup delivered their parts to the spec on time.

Strengths: Hypotube supply and machining services

Needs to improve: leadtimes for custom tubing can be 4-6 weeks (which can seem like forever)

Hypotube supplier


R & D / Engineering, Medical Device
06/12/2015

Speed 4 / Price 3 / Quality 5

We go to Microgroup for our hypo tube needs. In-stcok sizes are shipped quickly and the quality is very good. Customer service is very helpful and knows their product line quite well. Orders are easy to place. They have friendly sales reps and go the extra mile to get you what you need. They can improve on their lead times from non-stocked items.

Strengths: Laser cutting, hypotubes, fast turnaround

Needs to improve: Long lead times for non-stocked items

Great quality tubing for a great price! Try and see!


R & D / Engineering, Medical Device
11/10/2015

Speed 5 / Price 4 / Quality 5

Our company has been working with Microgroup for years, and we have always been pleased with the relationship we have built with Microgroup. There products are always high quality and durable. We use there hypo tube on various medical devices, their raw materials are always up to par. Never had any issues with their products in our assembly line. There prices are standard but their customer service is great, very knowledgeable. Lead times are fast and shipping is efficient. We will continue to use this vendor for our tubing needs.

Strengths: They have a wide selection of quality products, there tubing is very durable and highly reliable. Great customer service and lead times are quick. They offer standard pricing and shipping is highly efficient.

Needs to improve: They have none

Micro


Manufacturing, Medical Device
06/11/2015

Speed 5 / Price 5 / Quality 5

One of the project that I was working on had a stainless steel tubing with complex bent and we provided Micro group the solid model and 2D drawing. Microgroup completed the prototype as promised 15 days turns around. We were please with the their service and support to work with the customer getting the project done on time.

Strengths: Stainless Steel Tubing and small metal components

Needs to improve: None

Great Products


Customer Service, Medical Device
11/04/2015

Speed 4 / Price 4 / Quality 5

My company was in need of a new supplier for tubing for one of our new product lines. We has specific requirements that were not able to be met by our current supplier so we decided to begin a search and landed on MicroGroup. So far we have been exceptionally happy with their service. They have been able to provide the exact quality and specifications of product we were looking for at a reasonable price. Their customer service department has been great also. We are currently considering moving some of our other demand over to MicroGroup. Would highly recommend their products and service.

Strengths: Products

Needs to improve: None

Great metal components


General Administrative, Medical Device
10/02/2015

Speed 4 / Price 5 / Quality 4

Our firm has a variety of metal tubing and component needs and we have been turning to Microgroup recently - our experiences are very positive. Their wide selection of products with their very detailed descriptions makes it really easy for us to get the right products to meet our needs. The ordering system is simple and efficient and we get our products quickly. The quality of the metal tubing is on point and we have not had any issues with them to date. This is a great vendor and we recommend to any business.

Strengths: lead times, wide selection, quality products

Needs to improve: none

Micro Machining


Manufacturing, Medical Device
06/11/2015

Speed 4 / Price 3 / Quality 4

we used microgroup as a potential vendor for a project that required a laser cut tube as its main component. although the project never took off, i was impressed by microgroup’s commitment to quality and accepting small jobs.

Strengths: machining services, secondary services such as laser cutting, deburring

Needs to improve: none for machining services

Quality Product and Competitive Prices!


Manufacturing, Medical Device
10/10/2015

Speed 5 / Price 5 / Quality 5

We experienced nothing but positive things by Microgroup. They were happy to answer any of our questions and custom fittings. Their quotes were accurate and offered competitive prices. Shipping was very quick especially when we ordered in bulk.

Strengths: Microgroup has been a trusted vendor of ours for a couple years. We have ordered tubing from them in large quanities without any issues. The quality of their tubing is noticeably better than their competitors. Customer service was very knowledgable and offered competitive prices. Shipping was fast and on time. This company is highly trusted by us.

Needs to improve: None. Happy with their product!

Satisfactory machining for tub component


Finance/Accounting, Medical Device
11/09/2015

Speed 1 / Price 3 / Quality 5

My company contracts Microgroup to manufacture stainless steel tubing to use in medical device equipment application containing wiring. This is a medical device that requires high calibration and the steel tubing network machined needed an extremely small OD and wall thickness. Microgroup made tubes of high quality and workmanship that was ideal for our product. Their team was knowledgeable and responsive to questions. Though the product delivery time lagged a bit toward the end. Overall we were decently satisfied.

Strengths: Tubing, custom specs

Needs to improve: product delivery experienced some lag times

Tiny tubes!


Sales, Consulting
11/06/2015

Speed 4 / Price 4 / Quality 5

Our company sourced customized metal components from MicroGroup and we were not disappointed. Our needs were very specific and MicroGroup was able to custom-engineer according to our specs and modifications. Their customer service team went above and beyond and the support we received at every stage of development was very helpful and evident in the final fabricated product. Partnering with MicroGroup for future projects is a no-brainer. Positive experience resulting in a great end-product with this vendor.

Strengths: Tiny tubes.

Needs to improve: None.

Micromachining like the toys, only much better


Manufacturing, Consumer Products
09/10/2015

Speed 5 / Price 4 / Quality 5

We work in consumer products and have gone to microgroup for our needs. They are one of the largest producers of teeny tiny metal components. These guys are awesome, they make things that we did not think was possible. Their precision machining is amazing. We're glad that they know what they're doing and we can just buy from them. We just tell them what we want and they delivery, on time and always for a reasonable price.

Strengths: tubing, machining

Needs to improve: none

GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE! AWESOME WEBSITE!


CEO/Owner, Consulting
10/02/2015

Speed 5 / Price 5 / Quality 5

My business has been ordering our tubing materials from Micro Group for almost two years now! We have always ordered in bulk with no problems. The quality they offer is well worth the price! The customer service knows the products very well. We highly recommend this company if your business needs great quality tubing materials and other goods.

Strengths: GREAT STAFF! Very high quality products! Website is very well organized!

Needs to improve: None!

Microgroup should be called the Tube Group!


CEO/Owner, Architectural And Engineering
10/02/2015

Speed 5 / Price 4 / Quality 5

An industry titan, these guys are one of the biggest manufacturers of tubings and metal components. Despite their size, their quality is excellent and will always have what you need in stock. Also have ability to customize size and weight of the tubes you need. Ordering is also fast and easy. We will continue to be regular customers here!

Strengths: hypodermic tubing, metal tubing, compression fittings.

Needs to improve: None.

They can be useful


R & D / Engineering, Medical Device
01/24/2016

Speed 2 / Price 3 / Quality 4

I thought they were reasonable with the pricing and different options for different services you can chose from. however they lack a process which would allow you to order parts and receive them quickly.

Strengths: They have a variety of services and options you can chose from.

Needs to improve: They lack a process which allows you to streamline orders and get your parts in a timely manner.

High Quality Custome Stainless Steel Tubes


R & D / Engineering, Medical Device
08/17/2015

Speed 3 / Price 4 / Quality 5

Microgroup manufactured stainless steel tubing to use in a plastic equipment application containing wires. This is a medical device and the steel tubes machined had a very small OD and wall thickness. Microgroup made tubes with exceptional quality that work well with our product. They were very friendly and knowledgeable. We are very happy with this vendor.

Strengths: Stainless Steel Tubing, Custom Tubing

Needs to improve: None

metal specialist from tunging to laser cutting


R & D / Engineering, Medical Device
07/09/2015

Speed 5 / Price 4 / Quality 5

We have order hypotube and they have good quality. We had tried their laser cutting work for a small project and they did OK job for what we needs. Engineering there always responsible and do their best to meet our expectation

Strengths: Good engineering group there. Capable and meet customer needs. Good quality hypotube in custom and different diameter and wall

Needs to improve: None

Hypotubes and fittings


Manufacturing, Medical Device
08/17/2015

Speed 5 / Price 4 / Quality 5

Microgroup is a great source for hypodermic tubing. Good lead times on in stock items. They also provide services such as laser cutting, deburring, etc. They offer a large selection of hypodermic tubing related components such as luer fittings and valves. Good customer service and fast shipping

Strengths: Custom sized hypotubes, fast shipping on in stock material, reliable product

Needs to improve: None