Manufacturers Highlight Their Innovative Ways to Recruit and Retain Talent in Maryland

June 6, Timonium, MD. Over 60 manufacturing stakeholders gathered at the RMI Breakfast Series to hear insights from GM Baltimore Operations, Middle River Aircraft Systems and Ellicott Dredges on what works and what doesn’t in recruiting and retaining manufacturing talent. “We were really tested recently when we received an aircraft reverse thrust order from Boeing […]

Using Less to Make $More at Green Bay Packaging

May 15, 2013 – Timonium, MD – On Tuesday morning, more than 30 manufacturing stakeholders attended RMI’s Breakfast Series and heard Green Bay Packaging’s General Manager Tyson Aschliman share insights on how his firm has increased productivity by going green. Aschliman recalled a turning point for his firm occurred when a 2011 summer brown-out crippled the […]

RMI Breakfast Series – June 5 – Finding and Keeping Manufacturing Talent: HR Insights from GM, Ellicott Dredges and Middle River Aircraft

Manufacturers continue to have difficulty in filling skilled production jobs that fuel their ability to innovate and grow. Meanwhile, the manufacturing industry continues its rapid pace of change. Companies are putting themselves at risk of falling behind too far, too fast. According to a recent survey Deloitte Consulting and the Manufacturing Institute conducted in 2011, […]

RMI Breakfast Series: May 14 – Going Green and Making Green at Green Bay Packaging

Join RMI at our next Breakfast Series event on May 14 to hear insights from Hunt Valley’s Green Bay Packaging (GBP) General Manager Tyson Aschliman on how the firm has increased productivity through energy efficiency investments throughout their 200,000 square foot facility saving thousands of dollars in expenditures. The firm is an integrated manufacturer of […]

GM-Baltimore First in Nation to Make Electric Car Motor

GM Baltimore Operations’ brand new eMotors facility was officially launched on April 16. The facility is GM’s exclusive manufacturer of A1000 transmissions for heavy duty pickup trucks and electric motors and drivetrains for the Chevrolet Spark EV. Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley was on hand to mark the occasion with GM officials. He congratulated GM’s green […]

Insights from Re-Shoring Manufacturing Business to Maryland

April 10, 2013, Timonium, MD –  More than 35 manufacturing stakeholders attended a Regional Manufacturing Institute (RMI) Breakfast Series event in Timonium to hear one of the first Maryland companies speak on bucking the outsourcing trend by bringing some of its overseas operations to the state. Dale Williams, Chief Operating Officer of Chesapeake Bay Candle, […]

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April 23: How GM is Embracing Robotics

Coming April 23, 2013 – The RMI Breakfast Series: How Robotics is Increasing Manufacturing Efficiency at GM – REGISTER TODAY!  Join RMI and top manufacturing thought-leaders for RMI’s Breakfast Series on April 23 Featuring GM Baltimore Operations General Manager Bill Tiger as he discusses the benefits of embracing robots as part of their new plant’s […]

RMI Chairman Bullish on American Manufacturing

Timonium, Maryland- February 2 – On Tuesday, RMI Chairman Drew Greenblatt, President of Baltimore-based Marlin Steel Wire Products, joined National Manufacturing Association (NAM) Chief Economist Chad Moutray to speak at an RMI breakfast event on the topic of “America’s Economic Recovery and What it Means for Manufacturing” at the Timonium Crown Plaza Hotel. More than 60 […]

Lead Obama Energy Advanced Manufacturing Official to Review RMI Green Team Model

Hunt Valley, Maryland, May 24 – Dr. Leo Christodoulou, the head of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office, will be the opening keynote speaker at RMI’s NEXT-Gen Energy Manufacturing Forum on June 6 in Timonium, Md. The forum will provide Dr. Christodoulou an opportunity to review the results emanating from RMI’s Self Directed […]

GM Takes it Up a Notch in Maryland

Name the first company that comes to mind in Baltimore, Maryland that produces no landfill waste, saves turtles, earned its wildlife habitat certificate and generates nine percent of its electric power from the Sun. Hint: it’s a Baltimore area manufacturer. That’s right, it’s GM Baltimore Operations. You’re visually struck by the uniqueness of this facility. […]