BBJ Special Manufacturing Section

RMI has a special section in the Oct 25 edition of the Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) on Next Generation Manufacturing and many of the companies, people and organizations that work with RMI to advance the cause for Maryland Manufacturing. See It Here

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2014 Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award

Apply for the 2014 Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award

Each year, the Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award is presented to worthy organization that shows  a strong commitment to sustainability, improvement and measurable results. This year is no different! The application period is now active. Applicants must be members of the Maryland Green … Read More

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Evelyn K. Ishmael reflects on RMI’s “Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering” event

By Evelyn K. Ishmael, “Call Me Ishmael” Writing Men may be from Mars and women from Venus, but we were all on the same planet for RMI’s “Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering” event. The camaraderie of the morning started with coffee and Danishes at the National Electronics Museum. The … Read More

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Attendees inspired by “Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering” event

On Thursday, March 27, nearly 200 people gathered at the National Electronics Museum for RMI's "Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering" event to hear experts talk about the industry. Attendees were given time to network with many top females in the field before hearing from Laura … Read More

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Maryland Manufacturer Utilizing Maritime Defense Technologies for Commercial Purposes

As inferred by its name, the Maritime Applied Physics Corporation (MAPC) has had a big impact in the sea and on the maritime defense industry. However, the Baltimore manufacturer has also worked in desert environments, in the mountains, in the air, on fire-ranges, in simulated warfare environments … Read More

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RMI’s Monthly Leadership Meeting Held at GM Baltimore Operations

Our monthly energy efficiency leadership meeting was held at GM Baltimore Operations' Electric Motor facility this past Friday. It featured great discussion regarding green teams, updates on RMI's upcoming events, and more! Our afternoon was capped off with a tour of GM's facility, which in total … Read More

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Report: Natural Gas Boosting Mfg. Jobs And Economy – U.S. Conference of Mayors – Mayor Rawings-Blake, USCM Second VP

WASHINGTON /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inexpensive natural gas will boost manufacturing growth in the U.S. and its metropolitan areas according to a new report released by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and prepared by IHS Global Insight. Unveiled by key members of USCM's Advanced Manufacturing Task … Read More

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Kay Rand of Mission Assurance serving as panelist for RMI’s “Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering” event

When developing a panel of experienced women for our "Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering" forum, we knew that Kay Rand was more than qualified. Rand serves as the Sector Vice President of Mission Assurance for the Electronics System (ES) sector. She will bring a wealth of knowledge … Read More

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Carver Vocational-Technical High School Launches CNC program to serve area manufacturers.

  Eleven Carver students recently visited Maritime Applied Physics Corporation http://www.mapcorp.com/. With RMI member Mark Rice explaining computer-aided design/programming and Mike Bower giving a tour of the shop (including a mill demonstration), students got to see, firsthand, the … Read More

Jenny Regan - CEO of Key Tech

From the Beginning to 2014: Key Tech Co-founder Bringing Experience to “Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering” Event

Since it was founded in 1998, Key Tech has been transforming complex technologies into intuitive products. Co-founder and current CEO Jenny Regan has been spearheading the company's innovative ideas since the beginning. She will be bringing her experience and knowledge to our March 27 event, "Women … Read More

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General Motors’ Nichole Hickson-Oliver serving as panelist for upcoming event

Rising through the ranks, from college intern to personnel director, Nichole Hickson-Oliver will bring a wealth of knowledge and advice to our "Women in NextGen Manufacturing and Engineering" event March 27. Hickson-Oliver, Personnel Director of General Motors, Baltimore Operations, began her … Read More

Suzy Ganz of Lion Brothers

CEO of Lion Brothers bringing wealth of experience to “Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering” event

While Susan Ganz, CEO and Chair of Lion Brothers, was brought to Baltimore by "happenstance," we were very intent on bringing her to our "Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering" event. Her portfolio and innovation speak for themselves, and she will bring much knowledge for all in … Read More

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Northrop Grumman’s Mary Kay Burch to Serve as Moderator of Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering Forum

Joining her colleague Gloria A. Flach, Mary Kay Burch will be a pivotal part of RMI's "Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering" forum on March 27. Burch has an extremely impressive portfolio of work, and she will bring years of learned knowledge to our forum. Burch is Vice President of … Read More

Gloria A. Flach, Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman’s Gloria A. Flach keynote speaker at Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering Forum

With years of industry experience and leadership roles under her belt, Gloria A. Flach is set to bring her extensive knowledge to RMI's "Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering" event as the forum's keynote speaker. With Northrop Grumman since 1981, Flach has flourished, and she is now the … Read More

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How a Maryland Electronics Contract Manufacturer Stays Competitive in Today’s Global Marketplace

When Zentech’s President, Matt Turpin, was asked how his Baltimore company can compete against Asian electronics manufacturers, he smiled quietly. “At least once a month, I get asked about how we, as a local company, can compete in this space,” said Turpin. He smiled because there is a … Read More

RMI Partners with Carroll County to Recruit Manufacturers

On Thursday, February 26, RMI met with a group of Carroll County manufacturers - including Northrop Grumman, Land Sea and Air Manufacturing and LAI International - at Carroll Community College in Westminster to discuss RMI's new energy efficiency initiative targeted at reducing energy at … Read More

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Laura Newman to Offer Welcoming Remarks at Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering Forum

Laura Neuman, Anne Arundel County Executive, will give welcoming remarks at RMI's March 27th Women in Next Gen Manufacturing and Engineering forum, hosted in Anne Arundel County at the National Electronic Museum. She brings her extensive business credentials as a CEO to county government. She has … Read More

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Women in NextGen Manufacturing & Engineering – What people liked about the event.

What people said when asked, "What did you like most about the event?". This was my first RMI event. I was impressed with the knowledge and commitment to bolstering manufacturing in MD. Also, thought the camaraderie between attendees was great. The extremely talented and inspiring speakers and … Read More

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3D Maryland, RMI and Direct Dimensions in Annapolis for the 2014 Legislative Session

3D Maryland, Direct Dimensions and RMI teamed up to bring The New Image of Manufacturing 2.0 event to legislators and their staff in the Miller Senate Office Building on Thursday, January 30, 2014. More than 70 people visited the event, which showcased 12 Maryland companies and … Read More

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RMI vice chair Susan Ganz featured in Sun’s “Five Questions”

Feb. 14, 2014 (Baltimore Sun) - Happenstance brought Suzy Ganz from Wall Street to a Baltimore County manufacturer. A deep interest in the work kept her there. Before she was CEO and chairman of Lion Brothers Co., an Owings Mills maker of brand logos, uniform insignia, Girl Scout badges and … Read More

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New RMI member NextLine Brings 3D Printing Services to Maryland

On January 27, 2013, NextLine Manufacturing - a leading provider of advanced manufacturing services ranging from additive manufacturing to cnc machining - announced the official launch of its Maryland operations. The Gaithersburg, Md., company, led by a team with decades of advanced manufacturing … Read More

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  • Apply for the 2014 Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award
    Each year, the Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award is presented to worthy organization that shows a strong commitment to sustainability, improvement and measurable results. […]
  • Energy Efficiency Leadership Team Meets for Inaugural Meeting
    On Wednesday, March 26, leaders from various manufacturing companies across Maryland came together for their first monthly energy efficiency leadership meeting with the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI). Representatives from U.S. Gypsum, Maryland Thermoform, Chesapeake Specialty, Northrop Grumman, Danko Arlington and Ellicott Dredge gathered […]
  • Baltimore Manufacturer Converts Maritime Defense Technologies for Commercial Applications
    Since Mark Rice founded Maritime Applied Physics Corporation (MAPC), the employee-owned firm has worked at sea, in desert environments, in mountainous environments, in the air, on live-fire ranges, in foreign facilities, and in simulated warfare environments.
  • RMI Energy Efficiency Program Members Benefit from Monthly Leadership Meetings
    Our monthly energy efficiency leadership meeting was held at GM Baltimore Operations’ Electric Motor facility this past Friday. It featured great discussion regarding green teams, updates on RMI’s upcoming events, and more! Our afternoon was capped off with a tour of GM’s facility, which in total is more than 471,000 square feet. Overall, it was...
  • Manufacturing Giant 3M’s Energy Recognition Program Yields $100 Million in Energy Savings
    Working to become more energy efficient, manufacturing giant 3M saved more than $100 million by turning to its employees. In 2003, 3M established its innovative Annual Energy Recognition Program, which led to the implementation of more than 1,900 projects inspired by its own employees over a four-year span. In that time, the company saved more...
  • RMI Partners with Carroll County to Recruit Manufacturers
    On Thursday, February 26, RMI met with a group of Carroll County manufacturers – including Northrop Grumman, Land Sea and Air Manufacturing and LAI International – at Carroll Community College in Westminster to discuss RMI’s new energy efficiency initiative targeted at reducing energy at manufacturing plants in the Baltimore region. The meeting was hosted by […]
  • How a Maryland Electronics Contract Manufacturer Stays Competitive in Today’s Global Marketplace
    When Zentech’s President, Matt Turpin, was asked how his Baltimore company can compete against Asian electronics manufacturers, he smiled quietly. “At least once a month, I get asked about how we, as a local company, can compete in this space,” said Turpin. He smiled because there is a common misperception about today’s American manufacturing competitiveness […]