As a testing and research institute, RMI conducts investigations in the areas of coating materials, façade systems, thermal insulation and building protection, and considers aspects of living and occupational health, environment and sustainability. Solving open issues on a scientific base and making solutions accessible to RMI’s customers is one of its ultimative purposes. RMI supports cross-sector interests through its publications, standardisation activities and participation in various committees. Consultancy in the areas of product safety, environment, indoor hygiene and health is another field of activity. Professional experts and state of the arttest laboratories are disponible for customers and prospects in the paints and varnishes industry, trades, sciences and the raw materials industry. Thus, the institute builds a bridge between fundamental research and industry.
RMI is accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 and certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001, DIN EN ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 50001.