C-Care, is a contract manufacturer of skin care, hair care and hair color products located in Linthicum Heights, Maryland. Management undertook at transformational process to reduce waste. C-Care has reduced energy usage by 37% through a $1.8 million investment that upgraded the roof, replaced 14 roof top HVAC units, installed a building automation system and upgraded lighting to LEDs. The company is projected to save $187,000 annually from energy savings. Through C-Care’s focus on elimination of waste and Continuous Improvement C-Care has been able to bring new business to Maryland from Mexico, Iowa and Virginia. The Maryland Department of Environment recognized C-Care as a 2016 Green Registry Winner.
Stakeholders of Maryland’s manufacturing industry are encouraged to nominate their champion in the following categories:
* Accelerating product or process innovation
* Increasing growth through visionary leadership
* Contributing to their communities
* Creating products that improve our lives
* Creating a positive culture of change management
* Attracting and engaging STEM students to manufacturing
* Employing an inclusive workforce
RMI will celebrate these champions at our signature fall event on November 30 called “A Tribute to Champions of Maryland Manufacturing.” RMI signature events typically draw over 600 manufacturing stakeholders and provide the premier networking environment for the manufacturing industry. This event will serve as the launch of RMI’s new “Image Campaign” to help educate policymakers, educators and the media about today’s manufacturing and how it impacts our future economic growth. To register for this dinner celebration, visit our event page at http://rmiofmaryland.com/tribute-to-champions/.