Category Archives: Industry News

“Chinese Die Cast Tooling: A Committed Approach to Cost Savings.” A White Paper by RCM Industries

In today’s economic climate, the die casting industry as a whole faces multiple obstacles in attracting new customers while trying to retain and grow existing accounts. Between competition and capacity growth from low-cost-countries (LCC’s), domestic die casters are challenged now more than ever to offer competitive global pricing while maintaining the highest level of quality. […]

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RCM Industries hosts Korean die casting delegates!

Aallied Die Casting Company of Illinois, a division of RCM Industries, recently hosted a group of die casting delegates from the Republic of Korea to their Franklin Park, IL manufacturing location! The group, which included CEO’s, Presidents, Managers, and Engineers from Korean die casting manufacturers, took part in plant tours as well as general business discussions, including new […]

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RCM Industries, Inc. kicks off the 2016 Summer Internship Program!

For nearly a decade, RCM Industries has prided itself on the success of its robust Internship Program. Coming out of the recent recession, the dangerous skills gap in US manufacturing has yet to fully recover, meaning there is a lack of available skilled workers in the marketplace. To battle this gap, RCM Industries continues to […]

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RCM Industries contributes to NADCA study on automating the trimming process!

NADCA Die Casting Engineer

In the May edition of Die Casting Engineer Magazine, the North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) tasked a team of students from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign with reviewing the current trim process and researching possible alternatives utilizing automation. Key members of the RCM Industries team, including Robert M. Marconi, Phil Burton, and Rob […]

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Imperial Die Casting- Embracing a Lean Culture

As all four RCM Industries die casting divisions make productive strides towards lean manufacturing implementation, the successes associated with Imperial Die Casting’s lean journey are worth highlighting. In summary, True Lean is a comprehensive management system with a focus on systematic problem solving. All layers of the organization are responsible for identifying value in their […]

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RCM Industries Congratulates Tom McNamara on His Retirement!

Tom McNamara (left) with Robert C. Marconi, Chairman of RCM Industries, Inc. RCM Industries would like to congratulate Tom McNamara on his retirement after a successful 55 years in the die casting industry! Tom’s extensive career began in June of 1960 with Du Page Die Casting and Fabricating Co. in Niles, IL, followed by successful […]

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RCM Industries Receives the ‘Emphasis on Education’ Award from NADCA!

RCM Industries has been named a recipient of the ‘Emphasis on Education’ award by the North American Die Casting Association (NADCA)! This award is a direct result of the extensive training efforts initiated by RCM, in addition to outstanding contribution to the promotion of die casting education. Investing in continued education through valued employees leads […]

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