RMI News

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RMI’s Under Armour Lighthouse Presentation October 7th National Manufacturing Day – Register Today!

Under Armour Lighthouse – A Guiding Light for NextGenM and M4.0 thinking This is the first of a six part RMI series on Manufacturing 4.0 Opened on June 28, 2016, the Under Armour Lighthouse is a center for manufacturing and design innovation. This 35,000 square-foot facility is the proving grounds for developing new, cutting-edge product […]

RMI’s Nov 30th Tribute to Champions

Join RMI at a special evening dinner celebration on November 30 where we will, in partnership with the Maryland MEP,  pay tribute to Maryland’s private and public sector champions of manufacturing. This event is part of RMI’s ongoing effort to educate key policy makers about the image of our industry: who we are, what we […]

RMI’s Maryland Manufacturing Image Campaign

RMI knows that image is everything in today’s economy.  When the general public thinks about manufacturing, we know that the image they have is not always positive.  Many impressions from the media have been about the smokestack industry or labor intensive work that harkens to years gone by.  These stereotypes are off-track and do a […]

RMI Efforts Yield Big Results for Cutting Costs for Manufacturers

July 14- Timonium, MD – On Wednesday morning at Timonium’s North Plaza Hotel, the latest group of Maryland manufacturers participating in the Regional Manufacturing Institute’s Energy Efficiency program announced their results as they graduated from the RMI program. The RMI Energy Program is one of several initiatives RMI has orchestrated to help reduce costs for […]

3D Printed “RMI of Maryland” for Gov. Hogan

Dear Friends, Last night I was at the home of former U.S. Senator and US Labor Secretary, Bill Brock and his wife Sandy. I have known Bill and Sandy for many years, Bill was a co-chair, with Ray Marshall, of a significant visionary report in the 1980’s – “America’s Choice: High Skills or Low Wages“.  […]

Hoyer uses Port Covington as backdrop for manufacturing plan

In his remarks that day, Congressman Hoyer thanked RMI President Mike Galiazzo for his dedication to manufacturing in Maryland. Galiazzo serves on “Hoyer’s Make it in America” advisory council. Hoyer uses Port Covington as backdrop for manufacturing plan Article by Phil Davis, read the original article at the Capital Gazette As part of his “Make […]

Under Armour opens UA Lighthouse to kick off local-for-local manufacturing

Under Armour opens UA Lighthouse to kick off local-for-local manufacturing, uses principles of what Mike Galiazzo called “manufacturing 4.0,” or the fourth wave of industrial revolution, which relies on automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. Read the full article from the Baltimore Sun: By Lorraine Mirabella The Baltimore Sun Under Armour’s vision for the […]

STEM Students Wow Capacity Crowd of 650 at RMI Gala

A Night To Remember An Evening of Vision, Views and Vitality Changing Maryland Manufacturing May 27, 2016- On Thursday evening, fourteen STEM student groups from all over Maryland came to Martin’s West to showcase their Robotics, Drones, 3D Printers,  and more to leading Maryland manufacturers.The students could have been in awe of caliber of top […]

Last night’s Future of Maryland Manufacturing Gala was an outstanding success

With 650 people attending, last night’s Future of Maryland Manufacturing Gala was an outstanding success.  Watch the RMI Gala videos.  We will wait until next week to send out full details but I wanted to thank all the young students who made our event great and to everyone who attended. It was extraordinary evening, from […]

BGE’s Calvin Butler Jr. Featured, Drew Greenblatt, Marlin Steel Honored at RMI Gala

BGE’s Calvin G. Butler Jr. Featured at RMI’sFuture of Maryland Manufacturing Gala Profile Calvin G. Butler Jr. became chief executive officer of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) on March 1, 2014. Butler previously served as BGE’s senior vice president, regulatory and external affairs. In that role, he was responsible for executing the company’s strategic […]