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| R & D Industries, Inc. (RDI)

Business Description

Local Technology Experts for Over 38 Years
R & D Industries, Inc. (RDI) was founded in 1984 in the Iowa Great Lakes area to deliver a wide range of technology solutions. RDI focuses on audio-visual, computer networking, software development, network security, data protection, managed services, wireless networking, and secure computing. Headquartered in Milford, Iowa with a satellite office in Ames, Iowa, RDI continues to research, develop and engineer the latest technology to be a leader both nationally and internationally.

RDIWorks ( is a regional leader in providing computer networking solutions and managed services to business, government, healthcare, and education. RDI Network Services prides itself on both their highly trained group of technicians and their valued technology partners, such as Aruba Networks, Cisco, HP, Dell, VMware, Microsoft, WatchGuard, and Veeam.
We service customers regionally throughout Iowa and Southern Minnesota to build, monitor, maintain, and secure networks large and small.

Thinix® ( provides best-in-class managed technology solutions; we furnish our world-wide customer base with distinct business advantages by making technology easy, safe and secure. Thinix specializes in guest WiFi, secure computing, network monitoring software, managed firewalls and high-availability Internet connectivity solutions.

Akative ( Akative products were created to help businesses stay connected and operate in today's changing landscape. With dedicated teams and solutions, we deliver on that promise 365 days per year. Our mission is to "Transform Internet Connectivity For Tomorrow's Enterprise" by delivering simple, powerful connectivity solutions. RocketBroadband products are patent pending, keep businesses online 24/7, and provide a suite of network monitoring technologies called iStatus (

Audio Engineering ( is a leader in the professional audio-visual services market for more than a quarter century with over 1000 projects completed, 100+ certifications, and partnerships with the world’s best equipment manufacturers. The Audio Engineering team works with architects, designers, and engineers to plan and install sound and video solutions for houses of worship, all levels of education, businesses and government facilities.

We are proud of our Okoboji heritage and have operated since its’ inception back in 1995, with the core-goal of being a positive representation of our Iowa Great Lakes Area.

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