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2015

December 2015

RDI Calibration Lab Supervisor, Pete Stemmerman, and Lab Technicians Will Wright, Carlos Vargas, and Roy Fuentes Acheived Recertification by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as ASQ-Certified Calibration Technician.

20 December 2015 (San Antonio, TX) Rothe ensures our calibration technician certifications are maintained and that quality standards are followed.

  • See Certificate Pete Stemmermann
  • See Certificate Will Wright
  • See Certificate Carlos Vargas
  • See Certificate Roy Fuentes

  • 2013/2014

    June 1st, 2014 RX Joint Venture, LLC was awarded the "Administrative and Information Technology Support Services" Task Order for the Blue Grass Army Depot, Lexington, KY, via the GSA Aliant Small Business Contract.

    August 1st, 2013 RX Joint Venture, LLC was awarded the "Battle Control System Tyndall" Task Order for the US Force Air Education Training Command at Tyndall AFB, FL, via the GSA Aliant Small Business Contract.

    June 5th, 2013 RX Joint Venture, LLC was awarded the "Video Teleconference Communications" Task Order for US Air Force Air Combat Command at Langley AFB, VA, via the GSA Aliant Small Business Contract.

    May 23rd, 2013 RX Joint Venture, LLC was awarded the "Command Control, Communications, Computer Systems (C4S) Support" Task Order for the US Transportation Command, Joint Enabling Capability Command (JECC) at Norfolk Naval Station, VA, via the GSA Alliant Small Business Contract.

    February 1st, 2013 RX Joint Venture, LLC was awarded the "Information Technology Management Services" Task Order for US Air Force Public Affairs at Langley AFB, VA, via the GSA Alliant Small Business contract.

    June 2012

    RDI Calibration Lab Supervisor, Pete Stemmerman, and Lab Technicians Will Wright, Carlos Vargas, and Roy Fuentes Achieve Recertification by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as ASQ-Certified Calibration Technician

    02 June 2012 (San Antonio, TX) Originally certified by the ASQ Certification Board in June 2007, all four have again met all stringent technical requirements of the American Society for Quality. Rothe is proud to have this caliber of technical expertise on its Precision Calibration Team in San Antonio.

    See Certificate Peter J. Stemmermann
    See Certificate Will R. Wright
    See Certificate Carlos J. Vargas
    See Certificate Roy Fuentes

    Trey Hall Recognized by Raytheon Company as Member of Raytheon Six Sigma Team for Commercialization of NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab

    Trey Hall Recognized by Raytheon Company as Member of Raytheon Six Sigma Team for Commercialization of NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab

    Trey Hall, Chief Operating Officer for Rothe Houston Operations and Vice President for Rothe Enterprises, Inc., was honored with this Raytheon award while working in the capacity of External Customer Office Manager, NSOC Contract, NASA/JSC Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL), Light Manufacturing Facility, and Space Vehicle Mockup Facility. Trey (3rd from left) is shown with this Raytheon Six Sigma Team from Houston, Texas with their award presented by Raytheon Chairman and CEO, Bill Swanson (far left in picture).

    The Raytheon NSOC contract with NASA stipulated that Raytheon provide viable third party users of the NBL to offset costs and excess capacity, enabling retention of this national asset. This award-winning Raytheon Six Sigma Team identified additional viable markets for the NBL and successfully contracted with an anchor customer for a multiyear, $12.9 million contract, which served to offset costs and excess capacity to a critical NASA facility. Rothe is proud to have Trey recognized for his key role leading towards this achievement.

    October 2011

    RXJV Wins Alliant Small Business Task Order to support US Transportation Command at Scott AFB IL.

    The period of performance is October 2011 to September 2012 with 4 options through September 2016. RXJV will provide Helpdesk, Desktop Customer, and Service Desk Support for USTRANSCOM customers. We will provide proactive event management and technical assistance; perform Duty Controller Services; evaluate and recommend customer centric monitoring processes and statistics; collect and report the performance monitoring and provide Service Assurance System Administration. RXJV provides PC hardware and software deployment support and configures and maintains workstations. We will provide special C4 support functions and 24/7 coverage for the Global Command and Control Center.

    July 2011

    Rothe Enterprises, Inc. Sells its Houston Manufacturing Division to RT Precision Machinery of Porter, Texas

    On 18 July 2011, Rothe Enterprises Manufacturing, LLC was sold to RT Precision Machinery, LC which operates a machine shop in Porter, Texas. The sale included all manufacturing equipment, manufacturing and quality control software, manufacturing and quality procedures, and business relationships. Rothe Enterprises, Inc. will continue to conduct business in the Government Service Contract arena, in the Information Technology services disciplines, and will continue to operate its Precision Calibration Laboratories.

    July 2011

    Rothe Enterprises, Inc. and Rothe Development, Inc. Key Raytheon Win on Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL) Space Vehicle Mockup Facility (SVMF) Operations Contract (NSOC) 2

    The Rothe Companies Houston Operations provided follow-on expertise from NSOC 1, particularly in Manufacturing, Logistics, Engineering, and Commercialization, to help Team Raytheon win NSOC 2. Rothe was awarded a Raytheon subcontract from 1 October 2010 through 30 September 2015, inclusive of a 3-year base, and two 1-year option periods

    May 2011

    Rothe Development is a member of the successful re-compete team for the Air Force Enterprise Service Desk (ESD) Contract.

    Information Innovators, Inc. was re-awarded the ESD contract from May 2011 to May 2013. RDI continues to be part of this winning team. As the worldwide support staff matures at San Antonio TX, Montgomery, AL and Hickam AFB HI, RDI plays a major role in supporting the expansion of support for the ESD.  The ESD Team provides service desk support for over 800,000 customers, worldwide.

    January 2011

    REI Becomes Subcontractor to Lockheed Martin Engineering Services on Cargo Mission Contract 2 (CMC2)

    Lockheed Martin was successful in winning CMC2 after the first Cargo Mission Contract (now called CMC1) ended. REI was awarded a Lockheed Martin subcontract from 1 January 2011 to 31 March 2014. There are four option periods which would extend the contract until 31 March 2018. REI has contract responsibilities for shipping/receiving, production planning and control, material control, and inventory management.

    June 2010

    REI Calibration Lab Technicians Mike Johnson and Jason Knutson Achieve Recertification by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as ASQ-Certified Calibration Technician

    Originally certified by the ASQ Certification Board in June 2007, both of these technicians have again met all stringent technical requirements of the American Society for Quality. Rothe is proud to have this caliber of technical expertise on its Precision Calibration Team in Houston.

    See Certificate Jason Knutson (PDF)
    See Certificate Mike Johnson (PDF)

    March 2010

    Rothe Enterprises, Inc. Hires New Technician

    March 2010 (Houston) – The Houston Calibration laboratory is proud to announce the addition of another highly qualified staff member. Jim Chamberlain has accepted the position and brings with him 27 years of experience in the calibration field, including 24 years of active duty in the United States Air Force. His expertise will certainly enhance our current organization and will aid us in future growth and opportunity.

    Rothe Enterprises, Inc. Metrology Services Division in Houston, Texas Announces ISO/IEC 17025:2005 & ANSI/NCSL Z540-1-1994

    12 March 2010 (Houston) – Rothe Enterprises, Inc. has passed a rigorous audit by ANSI/ASQ National Accreditation Board/ACLASS of Alexandria, VA, accrediting its Metrology Division’s laboratory to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 & ANSI/NCSL Z540-1-1994.

    Since 1976 the Rothe corporate office in San Antonio has maintained an in-house calibration facility to support various government and commercial contracts. From 1998 to 2005, the Rothe Houston Metrology Divisionhas operated the Precision Calibration Laboratory on Johnson Space Center and, since 2005 the laboratory has operated as a commercial laboratory, specializing in precision calibration and repair of a wide variety of test equipment for Government and industry.

    Both Rothe laboratories in San Antonio and Houston now have the same quality system accreditations. Rothe applauds this significant technical achievement by its Vice President of Calibration Services, Mr. Steve Parnell, the Houston Laboratory Manager, Mr. Mike Johnson, and his team of dedicated and talented technicians.

    View Our Certificate and Complete Scope of Accreditation with ACLASS (PDF).

    December 2009

    Lockheed Martin Audit Fully Approves Rothe for AS9100, Q4M, and ANSI Z540

    02 December 2009 (Houston) – Rothe Enterprises, Inc. announced that its Manufacturing Division successfully completed its quality management system audit by Lockheed Martin Space Systems today. The purpose of the audit was to determine our suitability as a supplier for Lockheed Martin programs as an AS9100 supplier. Rothe is currently manufacturing components and assemblies for the Orion project.

    The audit, that started on November 30th, reviewed the division's entire quality system to the SAE AS9100B standard, Lockheed Martins Q4M requirements (which allows Rothe to qualify subcontractors for Lockheed Martin work), and ANSI Z540 Part II (for the division's calibration system). In addition to Lockheed Martin, their customer for the Orion project (NASA's Johnson Space Center) quality group accompanied Lockheed Martin.

    The audit revealed no findings and qualified Rothe as fully approved for AS9100, Q4M, and ANSI Z540-1 Part II.

    With the qualification for the Q4M process, REI's Manufacturing Division is approved to select, qualify, and use their own internal suppliers for special processes. The auditor's were impressed with the level of detail and thoroughness that the division undergoes in their supplier development program. This approval is significant, as it will allow the division to shorten lead times and better control the quality of the final product provided by the Manufacturing Division.

    The management team for the division thanks all the employees for their hard work they put forth everyday and in achieving this status of approval from such a significant customer.

    View Letter of Approval.

    November 2009

    REI’s Manufacturing Division Expanding Soft Goods and Aerospace Sewing Service

    09 November 2009 (Houston) – The Manufacturing Division at Rothe Enterprises, Inc. recently announced its expansion of their soft goods service to the Department of Defense, the aircraft industry, and all other commercial and aerospace manufacturers. Rothe has over sixteen years of aerospace and soft goods manufacturing experience in direct support of NASA, Lockheed Martin, the military, and commercial aerospace industry.

    The Rothe Depot is certified by NASA as an authorized Depot/Manufacturing Facility for Orbital Replacement Units (ORUs) and/or Shop Replaceable Units (SRUs). The REI Facility and ORU certifications are documented in Annex 7 to SSP-50276, Revision A, Depot/manufacturing Facility Certification Plan under the International Space Station Program, dated 31 May 2005. Accreditations and Certifications are controlled by the Vehicle Control Board (VCB) in accordance with the ISS Configuration Management Handbook, SSP 50123-01.

    The REI facility was ISO 9001:2000 SAE AS 9100:2004 certified by ABS Quality Evaluations on 13 July 2009.

    July 2009

    REI’s Manufacturing Division is ISO 9001:2000 SAE AS 9100B:2004 certified
    13 July 2009 (Houston) – The Manufacturing Division at Rothe Enterprises, Inc. recently demonstrated its commitment to quality and continuous improvement by achieving certification to AS9100, which has been adopted as the quality standard for the Aerospace Industry. The Division received an audit score of 98.6 on the recent certification audit of the Division’s management system and processes. Rothe Enterprises, Inc. Manufacturing Division is now officially certified to AS9100 and ISO 9001:2000.

    The AS9100 standard was established by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) for the purpose of achieving significant industry improvements in quality and safety, and reductions in cost throughout the value stream.

    The registration was granted by ABS Quality Evaluations, an ACLASS Accredited Recognized organization.

    The increased requirements of AS9100, which builds on ISO 9001:2000 elements, will benefit both REI Manufacturing Division's defense and non-defense customers since the standard focuses on critical areas important to all industries such as supply chain management and process control.

    As the defense industry continues to push higher levels of production requirements down the supply chain, REI Manufacturing Division is now well-positioned to benefit from those opportunities from several prime defense contractors. The AS9100 implementation along with continual improvement is helping Rothe Enterprises, Inc. Manufacturing Division to becoming a leading supplier to the Department of Defense and other industries.

    View certification.

    June 2009

    Rothe Announces Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Registrations

    1 June 2009 (San Antonio, TX) Rothe is pleased to announce that we received our registration with the U.S. State Department under the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Maintaining these two important registrations with the U.S. State Department gives us a valuable qualification to do certain types of manufacturing work for the Government.

    May 2009

    Rothe Announces Recent ISO/IEC 17025:2005 & ANSI/NCSL Z540-1-1994 Accreditation of the San Antonio Calibration Laboratory

    1 May 2009 (San Antonio, TX) Rothe Development, Inc. (RDI) is pleased to announce that its Precision Calibration facility's Laboratory Quality Management System has recently been ISO/IEC 17025:2005 & ANSI/NCSL Z540-1-1994 accredited by the ANSI/ASQ National Accreditation Board/ACLASS.

    Since 1976 the Rothe corporate office has maintained an in-house calibration facility to support various government and commercial contracts. This facility specializes in precision calibration and repair of a wide variety of test equipment.

    View Certificate (PDF)
    View Certification Summary in Attached Flyer

    April 2009

    Rothe Expands To Include Quality Training, Consulting & Auditing Division

    20 April 2009 (Houston, TX) Rothe Enterprises, Inc. (REI) is pleased to announce that it has added a new division, Quality Training, Consulting and Auditing. This new Rothe division consists of quality staff who provide the following services:

    • On-site training on ISO 9000 or AS9100 implementation and employee compliance requirements.
    • Consulting on audit preparation and deficiency correction.
    • A wide variety of audit services, including supplier audits.
    Benefits can be gained through ISO 9000 & AS9100 systems implementation. These benefits include:
    • Gaining a competitive advantage over your competition
    • Sales advantage over your competition
    • Increasing customer satisfaction
    • Improving performance and productivity
    • Learn more about the benefits of ISO 9000 & AS9100 implementation
    Rothe Enterprises, Inc. Offers A Wide Range Of Manufacturing Capabilities

    17 April 2009 (Houston, TX) Rothe Enterprises, Inc. (REI) has greatly expanded its manufacturing service offering. REI capabilities now service the following industries:
    • Petroleum
    • Petrochemical
    • Aerospace
    • Electronics
    • Military/Department of Defense
    • Biotechnology
    • Computer
    Rothe capabilities are many and include:
    • Metal & Softgoods Manufacturing Capabilities
    • Welding Capabilities
    • Programming Capabilities
    • Quality Policy, Standing and Capabilities
    • Quality Control Equipment Capabilities
    • Enterprise Resource Planning System

    The CNC and Manual Manufacturing Equipment List has recently been updated and features the DMGC-125U Deckel Universal Milling Center with full 5-axis machining and the HAAS EC-1600 Horizontal Mill which is pre-wired for 5-axis capability.

    Rothe Manufacturing facilities are located in an 18,000 SF facility about two miles from Johnson Space Center. The facility offers a wide range of manufacturing, machining, welding and soft goods/fabrics design and fabrication.

    October 2008

    Rothe Development teams with Information Innovators, Inc , to win the Air Force Enterprise Support Desk (ESD) Team.

    The ESD provides 24/7, world-wide support for the entire Air Force Community.  Multiple work-sites located in San Antonio, TX, Montgomery, AL and Hickam AFB, HI, require nearly 800 technicians to support this mission when fully staffed. The period of performance is October 2008 to May 2011.

    May 2008

    Rothe Enterprises Manufacturing Division in Houston, Texas Implements "Web View" Capability, Giving Customers Instant Web Access to the Status of Their Orders

    This unique software product, produced by our ERP company "Shoptech", is currently under test with one of our customers. After a 30 day test period, we will provide it to all our customers as a complimentary service.

    Rothe Enterprises Manufacturing Division in Houston, Texas Acquires State-Of-The-Art Portable Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) For Its Quality Control Department

    The Platinum 6ft. FaroArm is capable of measuring to an accuracy of + .0008 inches within very short setup periods. This will greatly enhance our quality control throughput.

    March 2008

    Rothe Enterprises Manufacturing Division In Houston, Texas Diversifies Machine Shop

    Rothe Enterprises Manufacturing Division in Houston is diversifying its machine shop with new Haas Horizontal Machining Center (EC-1600), Large CNC Lathe (SL-40), and Small CNC Lathe (SL-20).

    December 2007

    Rothe Development, Inc. and Joint Venture Partner X-Technologies (DBA RX Joint Venture) Receive Pre-Award Notice To Participate On The Alliant SB Contract Issued By The General Service Agency (GSA) For Information Technology Support

    18 December 2007 (Houston, TX) Alliant Small Business has an estimated value of $15 billion over 10 years. The Alliant SB contract offers management and technical support services. It lets U.S government agencies buy complex information technology products under a pre-competed multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract.

    GSA received 142 proposals from interested companies and awarded contracts to 62 of them that they considered as being the most highly qualified offerors. These 62 successful bidders are now eligible to bid on individual task orders which will be issued under the Alliant contract over the next 10 years.

    The RX Joint Venture web site is www.RXJV-Alliant.com.

    All Four Technicians from the RDI Precision Calibration Laboratory in San Antonio Pass Rigorous Technical Examinations to Achieve American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Calibration Technician (CCT) Status

    1 December 2007 (Houston, TX) The American Society for Quality announced that Will R. Wright, Carlos J. Vargas, Daniel P. Griffith, and Peter J. Stemmermann successfully achieved their certifications as calibration technicians. In order to sit for a CCT exam, a candidate must have at least five years of training and on-the-job experience in one or more areas of the body of knowledge.

    A Certified Calibration Technician (CCT), is a professional who understands the principles and applications of metrology, calibration, and measurement systems. In addition, a successful candidate must understand the principles of uncertainty as well as basic quality systems and the application of quality tools and standards in a calibration environment.

    Rothe Development, Inc. is proud of their achievements and this additional level of quality of the Calibration Laboratory.


    August/September 2007

    Rothe Houston Now Accepting Credit Card Payments



    Rothe Houston is pleased to announce to its customers that the firm now has the ability to accept credit card payments. "We understand that many companies enjoy the ease of use that comes with credit card payments, and Rothe is committed to modeling its service offering around our customers," says Trey Hall, PE, Chief Operating Officer, Houston Division. Rothe Houston can accept all major credit cards including VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover both in person (at the 920 Gemini St. location) and over the phone as well.

    June 2007

    Mike Johnson Receives ASQ-Certified Calibration Technician Recognition

    13 June 2007 (Houston, TX) Rothe is pleased to announce that Mike Johnson has completed the requirements set by The Certification Board of the American Society for Quality and is now an ASQ-Certified Calibration Technician (ASQ-CCT).

    In order to sit for a CCT exam, a candidate must have at least five years of training and on-the-job experience in one or more areas of the body of knowledge. "This [certification] is a great accomplishment and, although not a formal registration or licensure, bestows a high level of peer recognition as well," adds Ronald D. Atkinson, President, American Society for Quality.

    A Certified Calibration Technician (CCT), is a professional who understands the priciples and applications of metrology, calibration, and measurement systems. In addition, a successful candidate must understand the principles of uncertainty as well as basic quality systems and the application of quality tools and standards in a calibration environment.

    The American Society for Quality has more than 100,000 individual and organizational members. Headquarted in Milwaukee, Wis., the 60-year-old organization is a founding partner of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), a prominent quarterly economic indicator.

    Read ASQ release (PDF)

    Jason S. Knutson Receives ASQ-Certified Calibration Technician Recognition

    13 June 2007 (Houston, TX) Rothe is pleased to announce that Jason S. Knutson has completed the requirements set by The Certification Board of the American Society for Quality and is now an ASQ-Certified Calibration Technician (ASQ-CCT).

    In order to sit for a CCT exam, a candidate must have at least five years of training and on-the-job experience in one or more areas of the body of knowledge. "This [certification] is a great accomplishment and, although not a formal registration or licensure, bestows a high level of peer recognition as well," adds Ronald D. Atkinson, President, American Society for Quality.

    A Certified Calibration Technician (CCT), is a professional who understands the priciples and applications of metrology, calibration, and measurement systems. In addition, a successful candidate must understand the principles of uncertainty as well as basic quality systems and the application of quality tools and standards in a calibration environment.

    The American Society for Quality has more than 100,000 individual and organizational members. Headquarted in Milwaukee, Wis., the 60-year-old organization is a founding partner of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), a prominent quarterly economic indicator.

    Read ASQ release (PDF)

    2006

    The Rothe Companies Launch Consolidated Website

    The Rothe Companies (Rothe Development, Inc., Rothe Enterprises Inc., Rothe VTran Services, LLC, and Rothe Joint Venture, LP) have joined forces to establish one primary website to easily show our clients and prospects the full breadth of our core capabilities, full service line and years of experience.



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