Supporting the entire lifecycle of shipping racks & containers for the automotive industry

RIM Custom Racks can guide you through every step of the shipping rack and container lifecycle. We perform every step of the process in-house, including design, fabrication, prototype, modification, repair, and even re-use of standard components to reduce waste and save you money.

  • Design

    • Custom rack & container design utilizing Unigraphics NX8.5 (TeamCenter capable), CATIA V5, and Solidworks design software
    • Design to specification based on math data, or physical part
    • Reverse engineering from existing products
    • Showroom & multimedia conference room available for hosting design reviews, trouble-shooting, and showcasing concepts
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  • Prototype

    • Prototype fabrication and assembly driven by detail oriented process.
    • In-depth review process reduces production issues and cost.
    • Short-cycle prototyping: prototype modification performed on-site.
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  • Fabrication

    • Lean manufacturing cell approach improves productivity, quality, and customer service, while lowering your costs.
    • Flexible manufacturing – any size job from 1 to 15,000 or higher.
    • Fixturing & fabrication to exacting tolerances – as tight as +/- 0.5mm
    • Robotically interfaced fleet— the only supplier Mercedes trusts to build its tower racks.
    • CMM validation and reporting.
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  • Modification

    • Cost-effective modification & rework of racks and containers- even for robotic interface applications.
    • Modify containers for part changes, revised handling methods, ergonomic concerns, or similar production changes.
    • Allows for re-use of existing container stock, lowering your costs.
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  • Repair

    • High-volume jobs welcome— more than 500 racks serviced per week.
    • Quick turnaround- as little as 24 hours.
    • All repairs performed by experienced professionals.
    • Individualized care— each rack is independently triaged to determine the scope of damage.
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  • Container / Rack Reuse

    • Process obsolete racks to recover standard rack bases, dunnage, and other components.
    • Manage the re-distribution of salvaged components.
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