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RPM International Tool & Die and ODM Tool & Manufacturing provide tooling for Ford

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

RPM manufacture Ford 150 Pick Up Truck stamping tool for US client Based in Illinois, USA, ODM is a very successful third generation family run business producing metal stampings for the automotive industry. When they needed a complex, 19 tonne stamping die to produce parts for Ford Motors, they turned to 30 year old New Zealand […]


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Steve Binks – this tool design engineer is no cowboy!

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

With an impressive two decades at RPM International Tool & Die to his credit, this British born Kiwi brings a diverse skill set to his role. Specialising in problem solving and finding good design solutions, Steve gets great satisfaction from seeing a successful project through from design brief to customer delivery. “For a business with […]


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RPM International Tool & Die – Celebrating 30 Years

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Walk into the spotless modern premises of RPM International Tool & Die and you’d be forgiven for thinking that this was a new business. The ‘start-up’ energy of the comparatively young team, the calibre of the tool designers and toolmakers, the advanced machinery and electronic programming all point to a recent entrant into the engineering […]


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RPM Support Movember Foundation

Monday, December 7th, 2015

The Movember Foundation is a global charity that is committed to men living happier, healthier, longer lives. “Since 2003, millions have joined the men’s health movement, raising $825 million and funding over 1,000 projects focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity.” RPM decided that they too wanted to support Movember Foundation. The guys […]


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RPM – Press Power

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

September proved to be an exceptionally busy month for the RPM crew, with not one, but three large press tools underway in the work shop. All three tools were requested with minimal lead times, which meant all hands on deck. Everyone has an essential role to play in the successful supply of quality “A grade” […]


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Why Stack Mould Tooling? – RPM Explain

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Plastic Injection moulding is increasingly competitive in the current economic climate. To produce moulded plastic parts competitively, manufacturers are constantly looking for an edge. Margins are often small and customers always want a better deal. In simple terms consumer demand determines the volumes of parts required. This together with part size normally dictates the moulding […]


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RPM and Aquastrength – A Fit and Healthy Business Start Up

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

It was 2013 when RPM were first approached by Aquastrength. An opportunity had presented itself to them to establish a niche product range in the fitness industry, specialising in aquatic fitness. The opportunity was too big to ignore. However the Aquastrength team were faced with problems in finding the right equipment to do the job […]


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RPM Drifts into the Weekend

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

The RPM Social Club were overdue a get together, and so headed down to the local drift go-kart racing track for a competitive Friday evening of speed and sliding. After a quick video briefing and instruction on the technicalities involved in the very technical reverse function of the vehicles, we made our way down to […]


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Securing the Future of Engineering – Long Bay College Visit to RPM

Monday, August 31st, 2015

It is with pride and passion that RPM staff talk to the youngsters of today with the hope of inspiring them to become the skilled and experienced engineers of tomorrow. On the 24th August 2015, students from Long Bay College visited the RPM work shop for a very informative tour of the site. The tour […]


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RPM Plumbers Plug – Leak Testing

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Here at RPM, our mission is Innovation and excellence through inspiration and passion.  We like to take a problem and solve it. Our dedicated team of Design Engineers and Tool Makers have the knowledge and experience of many different projects. That skill and knowledge has been applied to our very first product which  is currently […]


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