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Come visit us at the CLA Conference; November 3 – 6, 2016!
Sacramento, California





Please click here for some new and exciting news we are announcing in our IBC newsletter!!>


Dear RTI Customer…


We are fully committed to the motion picture film equipment industry, especially for our film & video digitization customers. We remain the largest manufacturer and supplier of specialist technology for the important content preservation and migration field.
We are continuing to expand our service and engineering capability to offer our customers the very best support and service. Please note our updated contact information below…


Service and Technical Support: 

RTI Group Service email address: service-global@rtico.com

Mike Swain, Group Service Manager:
Phone: US 1 847 677 3000 ext. 347
E-mail: mswain@rtico.com

Rob Hills, UK Service Manager
Phone: +44 1895 252191
Email: r.hills@rtiuk.co.uk

Parts and Supplies

Alicia Cervantes (USA)
Phone: + 1 847 677 3000  ext. 343
Email: acervantes@rtico.com

Shipping & Freight

Luis Torres
Phone: +1 847 677 3000 ext. 359
Email: ltorres@rtico.com

Jeff Willour
Phone: + 1 847 677 3000 ext. 368
Email: jrwillour@rtico.com

Thanks…From the RTI Team!


RTI acquires PIKinc! 

Research Technology International (RTI) of Lincolnwood IL has acquired Public Information Kiosk, Inc (PIKinc) of Germantown MD – a leading manufacturer of Library Outreach and Automation technology.  Both RTI and PIKinc have been serving public and educational libraries for over 30 years and have thousands of specialized products installed worldwide.

RTI and PIKinc have worked together for several years. Today’s announcement that PIKinc will become part of the RTI family means the combined companies will be better able to serve library professionals all over North America and Worldwide. It will mean PIKinc customers and users will benefit from RTI’s extensive team of customer support technicians and engineers.

Fred E. Goodman, President of PIKinc, a well-known and respected 30 year veteran in the public library community comments: “We are pleased to become a part of RTI which will enable our customers and users to benefit from more resources, support and new technology development in the future”.  Fred will continue as Senior Consultant and as a major part of the newly expanded company.

Jonathan Banks, President and CEO of RTI announced the acquisition by stating, “This exemplifies RTI’s long term commitment to the Library community and the dedicated professionals who serve in it”.   PIKinc provides custom Kiosks which aid Libraries to distribute Media and Books in an efficient and cost saving manner provide outreach and become ever more relevant to their communities.  RTI will continue to invest in technology to maintain and advance that goal.

About RTI:  RTI Companies include RTI: Research Technology International, the internationally known manufacturer of TapeChek professional videotape care equipment, DiscChek optical disc care equipment, and also includes Lipsner-Smith motion picture film cleaning machines, BHP, Calder film laboratory products, FSI and CIR archiving products.

About PIKinc: PIKinc is the leading supplier of KIOSKS for Libraries including the Lending Library™ book and media distribution system; The Library Media Box™ DVDs, Games and CDs distribution system and Automated e-Book Lending Kiosk™ that downloads e-books and lends and retrieves fully loaded e-books without librarian intervention.


PIK’s product lines can be found at www.pikinc.net or  RTI’s website at www.rtico.com

For more information, contact RTI at 800-323-7520 and/or PIKinc at 866-883-0300 ext. 256.

MediaBox2 LendingLibraryTulare 7         Ebook Lending Machine 2

       PIKinc MediaBox                         PIKinc Lending Library                         New! E-book Lending Machine


RTI will be keeping busy in 2016!

Recent major exhibitions has kept RTI busy with Motion picture film post production professionals, libraries, archivers and other restoration enthusiasts. RTI introduced many new refinements and features across its very broad range of technology at each show. We were pleased by the positive reaction from our customers and industry colleagues.

In RTI’s view, it is essential to continue to invest in finding new ways to make laboratory and post production equipment profitable and successful for our industry, and we are continuing to strive to lower costs and enhance efficiency for everyone. There will be even more technology improvements coming in 2015, so check back often! Call us for more information on how your operation can benefit from our enhanced technology and first class technical support.



ICome visit us at the CLA Conference; November 3 – 6, 2016!
Sacramento, California