RMI News

This section is dedicated to the latest news from around the world that directly affects Maryland Manufacturing. Please use the comment options below each post to share your thoughts.

Oct 6 RMI-MEP Maryland Manufacturing Day

Join RMI’s Board of Directors and the Maryland MEP to celebrate National Manufacturing Day on October 6 at Martin’s West in Baltimore, Maryland.  We have invited Governor Hogan to be with us on this important occasion to raise the profile of our industry. Our Maryland Manufacturing Day event will showcase both the phenomenal technologies and talent coming […]

RMI Council of 100 Manufacturers Survey #1 Results

RMI created a council of 100 manufacturers to provide quick feedback on topics of concern. Our first brief survey shows that business sales are good to very good on average, 61% of respondents do not have apprenticeship programs, and companies needed more information on the More Jobs for Marylanders Act that provides benefits to manufacturers. […]

Nov 2: Inside Series Featuring Dunlop Boots

Register Now for Inside Series Featuring Dunlop Boots This Fall, WTCI and RMI will take its members inside Dunlop Boots, the leading global manufacturer of protective footwear. In more than 50 countries, Dunlop’s innovative products protect workers in the agriculture and fishery, food processing, manufacturing, and oil and gas industries. Register today to hear how […]

Businesses Make Over 200 Commitments to Maryland Student Programs at RMI Techtonic Shift Event

On May 25 at Martin’s West, over 200 commitments we made by businesses to help over 25 area high school technology programs, with some schools receiving at least 15 business commitments apiece. Almost 700 manufacturing stakeholders came together on Thursday nigh to connect manufacturers at RMI’s Annual Gala featuring The Techtonic Shift: Today’s Learners; Tomorrow’s […]

May 10th Minority Summit. Lt. Governor Rutherford Gives Welcome. Mayor Pugh Gives Closing Remarks

We had an Outstanding Event! Over 150 Attendees Great Discussion with Thought Leaders Amazing presentation by Robert Wallace Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford opened the Summit and Present Scott Phillips, the Center Director, with a Proclamation. Edith Jett McCloud, Acting National Director, U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency praised our efforts to date. […]

Strouse manufacturing expanding in Westminster

To view the original article please visit http://www.carrollcountytimes.com A Westminster manufacturer announced plans Tuesday to break ground on a new facility in the county later this spring. Strouse, which makes die-cut adhesive products used in the medical, automotive, electronics, military and appliance industries and engineers “adhesive tape solutions,” will construct the new 60,000-square foot facility […]

Governor Larry Hogan Signs More Jobs for Marylanders Act into Law

I was with the Governor, Senate President, and Speaker yesterday for the signing of this bill into law that supports manufacturers. RMI worked with the Governor’s legislative team and Commerce on tax incentives for job creation and relocation, accelerated depreciation and funding for training for manufacturers state wide. This is the most significant support from state […]

RMI Approves New Board Members

RMI approved 16 new members to its Board of Directors.  The new board members will ensure that RMI is able to advocate broadly on behalf our manufacturing industry as well as the supporting manufacturing ecosystem to ensure our industry can compete and thrive in Maryland.  “We rely on the RMI Board to provide input to […]

RMI Series Connects Manufacturers with 4.0 Resources

On February 3rd, RMI held its 5th in a series of Manufacturing 4.0 workshops to help educate manufacturing companies on how digitization provides quantum leaps in performance and to connect them to valuable resources. The sold out Friday meeting at Plank Industries’ City Garage Foundery provided attending firms with a variety of resources to help […]

Links to Resources That Drive M4.0

Link to all Presentations Public/Private Sector Resources That Drive M4.0 to Help You Succeed. Innovation, IT, IoT, Big Data and Digital and Sensor Technologies are the key building blocks of M4.0. Maryland is a rich environment of Federal, State and private resources. Hear from industry leaders who represent 4.0 strategies and technologies and take the […]