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General Help List

We compiled this list to help the USF community, but this is not an endorsement.  Please let us know ( if you have recommend others or had poor experience with someone on the list so we can make changes accordingly.


USF Engineering dept machine shop

Thomas Gage

(813) 974-5451


UFS Work Management

(813) 974-2845



A&M Supply                

67011 90th Ave. N

PO Box 85

Pinellas Park, FL 33782


Shelving supplies only

Takes PO


AIN Plastics of Florida

5000 E. Acline Dr.

Tampa, FL 33619


Plastic material supplies: Plexiglas, Tubes, and Film

No repairs

Takes PO



4402 Nth Church St.

Tampa, FL33613


Refrigeration repair services

Has an electrician that can fix most equipment with a control/circuit board

Onsite or Drop off

Asking 75.00/hr for electrical work

Takes PO


Borter Glass Co.

9502 N. Nebraska Ave.

Tampa, FL 33612-8027


Glass, Plexiglas supplies only no repairs

Takes PO


Buffalo Sheet Metal Works

PO Box 15891

4602 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Tampa, FL 33684


Manufacture all types of sheet metal



39309 Air Park Rd.

Zephyrhills, FL 33540


Sharpening of all types of blades

Takes a PO


WW Grainger Industrial Supply

4505 W Hillsborough Ave

Tampa, Fl 33614


Industrial hardware supplies

Takes PO  Account number 865417208


Mecon Inc.

Greg Josi

4181 116th Terrace North

Clearwater, FL 33762


Refrigeration/freezers, Incubators

Good with diagnosing/fixing refrigerators/freezers/incubators. They take USF purchase orders. (April 2007) cost $78/hour for labor charges.



Mr. Weld-It

6007 Jarvis St.

Tampa, FL 33634


Has an open PO with USF

Must drop off items to be welded

Contact Ed Johnson


Newark Electronics

5601 Mariners St.

Suite 104

Tampa, FL 33609-3402


Takes PO

Electronic parts only no repairs


R S Hughes

7721 Anderson Rd

Tampa, FL 33634


Industrial adhesives & supplies

Tapes, glues, sandpaper, safety glasses

Takes PO



11900 Nebraska Ave

Tampa, FL 33612


Supplies electronic parts no repairs

Takes PO



8643 Elm Fair Blvd

Tampa, FL 33610


They are a wholesaler of gas regulators.  No repairs


Tyson Bolt & Screw

PO Box 75339

Tampa, FL 33605


Fasteners: screw, bolts, nuts, rods ect.



4502 107th Circle N

Clearwater, FL 33762


Tools, steel, industrial supplies

Repairs for tools and work shop equipment

Sounds like a vendor Carl use to fix his equipment


Galaxy Machine Shop of Tampa        

1717 East Busch Blvd.

Tampa, FL 33612


They can make all most anything out of metal.  Rethread screws, bolts and nuts.


Mark Samples


Sounds like a good Electrician.