Rock Island Arsenal - Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center

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Rock Island Arsenal - Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC)

• Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois

The Rock Island Arsenal - Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC) develops, manufactures and delivers readiness solutions through conventional and advanced manufacturing processes for the U.S. Army and DOD systems globally.

RIA-JMTC is designated as a Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Mobile Maintenance Systems, add-on armor and foundry operations, as well as the Center of Excellence for the Army in Advanced and Additive Manufacturing. Located in the facilities of RIAJMTC are various blends of manufacturing techniques, such as 3D printing, traditional forge and foundry work combined with the most innovative and advanced technologies, processes and equipment in the machining, weld, fabrication and assembly manufacturing sector today.

RIA-JMTC functions as a shop with facilities possessing the technical expertise and equipment to provide full service production engineering; prototype fabrication; complex, tight tolerance component part manufacturing; and weapons live-fire testing and simulation. This full range of capabilities allows for a rapid response to warfighter requirements emanating from all of the joint services. RIA-JMTC’s business model to support any weapon system allows the manufacture of parts from raw material to finished product within a single facility. Located on a 946-acre island in the Mississippi River between Illinois and Iowa, RIA has more than 3 million square feet of manufacturing space and one of the largest warehouse facilities with more than 770,000 square feet under one roof, and additional storage space available outside.

RIA-JMTC is a full service, one-stop shop, saving customers time and money by eliminating the need to outsource services. The capabilities range from having an advanced and additive manufacturing center, full-purpose foundry, to fabrication and welding of various metals, to heat treating, machining, painting and engineering.

• Advanced and Additive Manufacturing center
• Full-purpose foundry
• Production engineering and laboratory services
• Prototype fabrication
• Complex, tight tolerance component part manufacturing
• Weapons live-fire testing and simulation
• Heat treatment
• Machining (CNC, conventional, precision grinding)
• Forging (open & closed die)
• Weld & fabrication
• Paint
• Plating
• Assembly
• Gear and spring manufacturing
• Pliable materials manufacturing
• Die sinking
• Non-destructive testing

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Rock Island Arsenal - Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center
1 Rock Island Arsenal, Building 210
Rock Island, IL 61299
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