Newest Member “Energetic,” Thrilled to Join RMI

Thank you, RMI members, for welcoming me to the RMI of Maryland organization! Having my roots as a Marylander, it was only natural for me to work with a locally owned and operated business doing big things in our area. Bollinger Energy Corporation is just that! We are an energy supplier right here in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Treasury Secretary Geithner Visits Baltimore’s Marlin Steel Wire Products

On Thursday, after leading a discussion with members of the Greater Baltimore Committee on the state of the economy, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner visited Marlin Steel Wire Products in Baltimore. Secretary Geithner, the longest-serving member of Obama’s economic team, visited as part of a larger, ongoing effort to promote the Obama administration’s economic agenda […]

RMI News and Updates

The NEXTgen M Conference was a great success! We had 256 register to attend. A huge thank you to all those who participated in this Baltimore-first event to promote additive manufacturing. Here is a sample of what some RMI board members had to say: “Best RMI event ever!”  -Dan Goldberger “I learned so much that […]

Mikulski Makes Stop In Baltimore On Jobs Tour

Senator Barbara Mikulski met with the owners of Marlin Steel in Baltimore City on Monday. The company started in the 1960s, and makes steel baskets for all sorts of companies in the United States and around the world. Monday’s stop was part of Senator Mikulski’s jobs tour. She is meeting with officials of companies to see how the government can help […]

Renewing Efforts to Train Workers for Manufacturing

In his State of the Union address, President Obama spoke about renewed efforts to train workers for manufacturing. This is good news. RMI has been a leader in working with community colleges, through the Technology and Innovation in Manufacturing and Engineering (TIME) Center, to develop relevant curriculum. RMI was an early supporter of the National […]