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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More