Frequently Asked Questions
Where is RMI® located?
RMI® is located at 14718 Arminta Street, Van Nuys, California, 91402; approximately twenty miles north of downtown Los Angeles.
How long has RMI® been in business?
RMI® was founded in 1968 by Roy Rothlisberger and has been in continuous operation for more than fifty years.
Is RMI® AS9100 and ISO 9001 certified?
RMI® is certified to the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D for the manufacture of precision-machined parts for the commercial, aerospace and defense industries.
Is RMI® compliant with NIST SP 800-171?
Yes. RMI® has completed implementation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-171 requirements for the protection of Controlled Unclassified Information (UCI). The entire RMI® team is committed to a safe and secure work environment, and our customers can be confident that their sensitive information is safe with us.
Is RMI® ITAR Compliant?
Yes, our facilities are compliant with the requirements of ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations).
Does RMI® support Long-Term Purchasing Agreements and Just-In-Time delivery requirements?
Yes, RMI® is experienced with JIT shipments in conjunction with our inventory services for long-term agreements. Contact us to learn more about our contract and delivery options.
Can RMI® machine small parts?
Yes. RMI® has the equipment and expertise to machine very small parts – parts that you can hold on your fingertip and some that you can barely see – with tolerances of less than .0003”.
Can you machine complex parts?
Yes. RMI® has the precision equipment and manufacturing knowledge to machine complex parts from a wide range of materials for a variety of commercial and aerospace applications.
Does RMI® offer assembly services?
Yes, RMI® offers in-house light hardware installation for your precision machined parts, performed in strict compliance with drawing requirements and industry standards.
Does RMI® offer outside processing services?
Yes. We work with a wide variety of NADCAP-approved outside processors to provide: heat treating, welding, brazing, plating, painting, testing, cleaning, polishing, and more.
Do you have CAD/CAM capabilities?
Yes, we use an advanced GibbsCAM CAD/CAM system for digital data file processing.
Do you guarantee your products?
Yes. RMI® guarantees that every part and assembly we make will be manufactured in strict compliance with your drawing and contract requirements.
What types of materials can RMI® machine?
We can machine a variety of materials including: Aluminum Alloy, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Aircraft Alloy Steel, Super Alloy, Electrical Steel, Brass, Bronze, Copper, Plastic and more.