About R&M Manufacturing

R&M's In-House Metal Manufacturing Process

The metal manufacturing process your part or component goes through is going to depend on the specifics of your need. We’re a multifaceted metal manufacturer, meaning we have multiple ways to make a part. We have comprehensive equipment, and we have highly-skilled employees who aren’t just metal fabricators – they’re problem solvers.

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Quality

5 Signs It's Time to Switch Metal Manufacturing Vendors

The vendors you choose to work with have an impact on your business. Whether that impact is positive or negative depends on the overall quality of the vendor relationships you've built over time. And, like any relationship, things can start going south before you really realize it. Here are five metal manufacturing vendor red flags to watch out for.

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Tool/Die Build

Why You Should Order a Metal Manufacturing Tool

Having a custom tool made isn’t cheap, but, it can be a wise investment. If your current metal manufacturing efforts include a recurring component that is fabricated on a consistent, ongoing basis, having a tool developed can be a great option. Here are a few reasons why.

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Quality

The Importance of Where Raw Manufacturing Materials are Sourced From

If you're used to buying materials out on the spot market, you know how much of a gamble it can be. Whether you’re seeking a minimal poundage of a special material that your typical vendors don’t have, or you're still searching for trusted vendors to work with, purchasing from the spot market can leave you with materials that are damaged, under spec, or just plain unusable. 

Where you source your raw materials from is extremely important. Here's why.

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Quality

Price Vs. Value in the Metal Fabrication Industry

You know that old saying "you get what you pay for"? It’s especially true for metal fabrication shops. When you find the manufacturer with the lowest cost, there’s always a reason they can offer those prices. And that reason might be something that lowers the value of what they provide to you. So, even though getting a lower price sounds good, you want to be sure quality isn't lowered too.

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About R&M Manufacturing

The History of R&M Manufacturing

Since 1969, R&M Manufacturing has been a leading producer of precision sheet metal components. With 40+ years of experience in sheet metal fabrication, our methods are repeatable and economical. Here's a little bit about the history of R&M and how it came to be the company it is today. 

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Design/Engineering

Our CAD or Yours? CAD Services to Meet Your Needs

R&M offers design and engineering assistance to help our customers create the best parts and mechanical assemblies possible. We work with customers with full engineering departments, customers without any engineers on staff, and everyone in-between. Here’s an in-depth look at our CAD services.

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About R&M Manufacturing

Our ISO Certifications and Their Impact on Metal Manufacturing Processes

In metal manufacturing, quality control is essential. There need to be processes in place to ensure quality and consistency. Whether we're creating hundreds, thousands, or millions of components, ISO quality standards provide the processes - and third-party accountability - to deliver consistent, quality components to our customers. 

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Metal Manufacturing | Tool/Die Build

Glossary of Metal Manufacturing Terms

Getting to know the sheet metal manufacturing industry can be a bit of a confusing process. There are a lot of terms and processes that come naturally to those of us who've been in the industry a long time. But, for those of you who are just getting started, this little glossary should help.

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