Our Full Capabilities

Posted by Briana Lipor on 10/9/19 9:00 AM



Reflective Concepts was founded in Kenosha, WI in 2000 by brothers James and Rob Madson. RCI offers a wide range of services and products for the lighting industry and strives every day to provide the highest quality products at competitive pricing.

RCI provides design and engineering of tailored reflectors for the lighting, aerospace, architectural, medical, horticultural and other industries. Our Engineering team ensures the photometrics and design of our products meets our customer’s requirements. RCI’s consultative approach ensures that no matter what our customers start with, be it a full-scale model or even something written on a napkin, we will deliver a product matching their needs.

Our Consultative Approach

Streamline your design: Our years of commercial lighting industry experience give us the unrivaled ability to evaluate any design to ensure our customers receive the highest quality product every time. We KNOW the lighting industry. 

Manufacturability Assessment: Ensure that your design can meet the manufacturing requirements. 

  • Material Evaluation
  • Cost Reduction Analysis
  • Production Review
  • Tolerance Evaluation
  • Quality Improvement


Utilize our Full Design Capabilities: 

  • 3D capabilities including Proficiency in Solidworks
  • Photometric analysis (Photopia)
  • Sheet metal fabrication

Our unique approach:

  • Print Optimization
  • Material Suggestion and Analysis
  • Second Opinion to Full Concept Design




Rapid Prototyping

In addition to our design and engineering, we offer rapid prototyping:

  • Quick turnaround
  • 3D Printing capabilities
  • Laser Prototyping capabilities
  • Cost Efficient 3D Printed Tooling- getting you the same quality as a low volume production run at 1/3 of the cost
  • Material Sampling
  • Ability to Simulate Ejection Molded Parts




Within our 50,000-square foot facility we offer a wide variety of manufacturing processes. These include the following:

  • Shearing Machines
  • Punch Press Machines
  • Turret Press Machines
  • Laser Machines
  • Press Break Machines
  • Rolling Machines
  • Hand Rollers
  • Rivet Machines
  • Drill Press

In addition to our design, engineering, and rapid prototyping we also offer partial to full assembly and Plan B Risk Mitigation services, which we will go into more detail in future blog posts. Reflective Concepts can be your trusted partner for all your reflector needs.

Contact us today at 866-276-6242 to learn how we can make your product design and manufacturing process run smoother.


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Topics: Reflectors Design, ANODIZED ALUMINUM, Reflector Manufacturing, Mechanical Design, Photometric Design, shearing, rolling machines, drill press, turret press