About Us

When there's no room for error, RPM is your partner in precision.

Since 1997, Rapid Precision Mfg. Inc. has made it our mission to provide quality production CNC machining, time and time again. With ac ore competency in CNC turning and CNC Swiss turning and a secondary focus in milling operations, we understand that when it comes to your business, every component is equally important. Our name says it all: precision and a strict adherence to exceeding quality standards come first. No ifs, ands, or buts.


Utilizing cutting-edge equipment, our experienced team members take pride in machining a wide variety of materials including cast iron, ductile iron, stainless steels, aluminum, brass, and a variety of plastics. The components we produce reach a number of industries including automotive suppliers, pumping equipment, hydraulic cylinders, ATVs, cutting torches, and archery accessories, among many others. Working with a number of trades, we are trained in the rigorous quality requirements specific to each. In our role as a supplier to our partners, it is our responsibility to provide quality services in every regard.


The RPM commitment to customers begins at our facility located in Britton, South Dakota, and extends to each component we produce. Whatever your specific machining requirements may be, we are the partner you need to machine parts more precisely, efficiently, and at the competitive price points necessary to stay at the forefront of your industry. We will provide specialized services throughout the entire developmental process, from prototype to pre-production on to high volume production.


When precision cannot be compromised, trust the integrity of your operation to RPM.

Certifications

RPM has been certified to ISO9001:2000/2008 since 2003 and is now ISO9001:2015 certified.

Quality Policy

RPM, Inc. recognizes that leadership in quality is essential to leadership in the job-shop industry.


Therefore, RPM, Inc. supports its company-wide commitment to quality with a program of continued quality improvement directed towards realization of its defined goals and objectives towards customer satisfaction.

Our Shop

At RPM, both man and machine work together to manufacture the quality components we're known for. Utilizing the latest equipment and cutting edge techniques, we have provided quality production CNC machining to a variety of industries since 1997. Our staff takes pride in every component we produce, and it shows through repeat business and many satisfied clients.

Capabilities

Quality Systems start at RPM. 


As a leader in our industry, we understand what it takes to perform on every job. It is our commitment to deliver not only the highest quality products, but an unbeatable value for our partners. Superior service includes timeliness, professionalism,  and of course the specifications you require. No matter the component, you can rest assured your order will be completed and delivered just as you expect, without any surprises.


Our capabilities are wide ranging. Below you will find a guide to the parts produced at RPM, where precision always comes first.

Equipment

At RPM, our clients have no room or tolerance for error. They require superior parts manufactured to precise specifications with every order. The foundation of our success comes from utilizing today's best equipment, as well as the vast experience of our highly-skilled staff.


RPM's turning equipment produces turned parts efficiently with remarkable precision. When you partner with RPM, you will find that our components are of a uniform consistency and delivered with timely execution. In order to ensure these results, we continually update our equipment to support the latest technology and developments. By following these standards, we are able to save valuable time, money, and resources for each of our clients.


Equipment List

Turning Equipment 

Haas HL 4 - New 1997 - Qty. (2) 

17" Max. Turning Dia.,  25" Max. Turning Length Tailstock, 10" Chuck, RPM - 3400, 30 HP

Haas SL 30 - New 2004 - Qty. (2) 

17" Max. Turning Dia.,  25" Max. Turning Length Tailstock, 10" Chuck, RPM - 3400, 30 HP

Haas SL 20 with Fanuc Robot loader- New 2008 - Qty. (2) 

17" Max. Turning Dia.,  25" Max. Turning Length Tailstock, 10" Chuck, RPM - 3400, 30 HP

Hyundai 18 S - New 1998 - Qty. (1) 

Swing Dia. - 17.32, Max Turning Dia. Tailstock - 10.6, RPM - 3600, 20 HP, 2.75" Dia. Bar Capacity, SMW Spacesaver Barfeed

Hyundai 15 S - New 1999 – Qty. (1)

Swing Dia. - 17.32, Max Turning Dia. Tailstock - 10.6, RPM - 4200, 20 HP, 2" Dia. Bar Capacity

Hyundai 18S – New 2003 – Qty. (1) 

Swing Dia. -17.32, Max Turning Dia. Tailstock-10.6, RPM-3600, 20 HP, 2.75” Dia. Bar Capacity

Doosan S310N – New 2005 – Qty. (1)

Swing Dia. -17.32,Max Turning Dia. Tailstock-10.6, RPM-3600, 20 HP, 2.75” Dia. Bar Capacity

Multi Axis Turning Equipment

Nakamura WT150 – New 2012 – Qty. (1)

Twin Spindle, Live Tools, RPM-3600, 20 HP, 2.00” Dia. Bar Capacity

Nakamura Super NTY3 – New 2013 – Qty. (1)

Twin Spindle, 3 Turrets, Live Tools, Y Axis, RPM-6000, 20 HP, 1.625” Dia. Bar Capacity

Haas DS30SSY – New 2017 – Qty. (1)

Twin Spindle, 1 Turrets, Live Tools, Y Axis, RPM-3500, 30 HP, 3.0” Dia. Bar Capacity

Machining Centers

Makino A61nx - New 2015 – Qty (1)
 Horizontal machining center, 14,000 RPM Spindle

Haas VF 3 - New 2017 - Qty (1)

Table Size - 42" x 18", Working Envelope - 40" x 20" x 16", 15 HP, 12000 – RPM

Haas VF 3 - New 2004 - Qty (1)

Table Size - 42" x 18", Working Envelope - 40" x 20" x 16", 15 HP, 7500 - RPM

Machining Centers (cont.)

Haas Mini-Mill - New 2004 - Qty (1)

Table Size - 16" x 12", Working Envelope - 16" x 12" x 10", 7.5 HP, 6000 - RPM

FANUC Robodrill - New 1999 - Qty (1)

High Speed Drilling and Tapping Machine, Axis Travel - 20" x 15" x 12", 14 Tools, Table - 25.6" x 15", 8000 - RPM, 7.5 HP

Swiss Turn Lathes

Citizen Cincom M32 – New 2000 – Qty. (1)

Can flexibly deal with any processing, Full servosystem with 13-axis in total, 6,000 - RPM, 32mm (1-1/4") max. Dia.

Citizen Cincom M32 – New 2013 – Qty. (1)

Can flexibly deal with any processing, Full servosystem with 13-axis in total, 6,000-RPM, 32mm (1-1/4”) max Dia.

Citizen Cincom L32 – New 2017 – Qty. (1)

Can flexibly deal with any processing, Full servosystem with 13-axis in total, 6,000-RPM, 32mm (1-1/4”) max Dia.

Citizen A32– New 2010 – Qty. (1)

32mm Max. Dia.

Citizen Cincom L20 – New 2002 – Qty. (2) 

20 mm Max Dia.

Hanwha XD20H – New 2008 – Qty. (1) 

20 mm Max Dia.

Hanwha XD20H – New 2011 – Qty. (1) 

20 mm Max Dia.

Hanwha XD20H – New 2018 – Qty. (1) 

20 mm Max Dia

Citizen A16 – New 2005 – Qty. (1)

16 mm Max. Dia.

Citizen B12 - New 2005 – Qty. (2)

12 mm Max. Dia.

Citizen B12 – New 2000 – Qty. (1)

12mm Max. Dia.

INSPECTION EQUIPMENT

Spark MVP Vision Measurement System – New 2017

IM Vision System – New 2013

CMM – Browne & Sharp Reflex - New 1997 

CMM – Browne & Sharp Reflex – New 2005

Profilometer – Federal  Pocket Surf

Optical Comparator – Deltronic  

Misc. Inspection Equipment (mostly Mitutoyo)

Micrometers, Calipers, Depth Micrometers, Bore Gages, Pressure Mics, Gage Pins, Gage Blocks,

Thread Rings, Thread Plate Gages, Profilometer

Equipment List 2018 (doc)

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Employment

 Machine operators wanted for either conventional CNC or Swiss CNC. Flexible shift schedule for both days and nights. Competitive wages and benefits. On the job training is available for all skill levels. If you are interested in a challenging career with a variety of learning opportunities, RPM has a position for you. Application available below. Please e-mail completed application to rpm@rpmmachining.net.

Employee Application (pdf)

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Contact Us

Drop us a line!

If you have a question or are interested in learning more about our competencies in CNC turning and CNC Swiss turning operations, we encourage you to get in touch with us. We are located in northeast South Dakota, home of beautiful glacial lakes and rolling prairies.

Rapid Precision Mfg., Inc.

911 1/2 S Main St, PO Box 156, Britton, SD 57430, US,

(605) 448-2290