About Rexnord Innovation Center
The Rexnord Innovation Center (RIC) is a technology-driven organization with a strong commitment to innovation and continuous improvement. Founded in 1934 as the metallurgical lab for the Rexnord Foundry, it has grown into a highly capable entity with three main offerings: the Rexnord Technical Services (RTS) offering, Applied Research and Product Development.
As an accredited, independent third-party laboratory, the RIC provides product and process validation services, and materials and failure analysis capabilities. Whether it’s a need for rigorous military specification or developing a customized test solution, the RTS team of highly skilled engineers and technicians help customers understand and solve problems on site.
The RIC has a history of applying tomorrow’s technology to today’s products. This process continues through our Applied Research Group, where we are finding new applications for existing technology, inventing new technology, and leveraging our knowledge management system to efficiently and effectively research initiatives and solve problems.
At Rexnord, product development always begins by listening to our customers and understanding their needs. The RIC has a proven product development process aimed at optimizing value for existing products and launching exciting, new products. Our product development process is complimented by highly skilled program managers who ensure strong connectivity from ideas through product launches.