Upcoming Events

Join RMI & WTCI as we go Inside Tenax on May 19th

See the Baltimore Sun article

Join The WTCI and RMI to go inside Tenax Corporation – a subsidiary of Italy based Tenax Group. Tenax came to Maryland in 1987 and is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of thermoplastic netting and fencing. Tenax Corporation serves North, Central, and South America, and its parent Tenax Group has distribution centers and sales departments in more than 50 countries across five continents. Tenax Corporation is proud of its pioneering role in the made in the USA movement and of its role in demonstrating how domestic manufacturing can compete in global markets. This event is open to RMI and WTCI members only.



Inside Series Featuring Tenax

Maryland’s 2016 Manufacturing Gala – The Future of Maryland Manufacturing

May 26, 2016 Maryland Manufacturing Gala at Martin’s West – 5:30-9:00 p.m.

We invite you once again to join us for this important Gala event to bring us all together to celebrate what we do and remind the media and our policy markers why manufacturing is critical to Maryland’s future economic competitiveness. On May 26, our Gala will look to the Future of Maryland Manufacturing as we bring over 75 students to demonstrate robotics, drones, 3D printing, coding and STEM projects, and to meet manufacturers. Featuring:

  • Calvin G. Butler Jr., CEO, BGE
  • Anirban Basu, President, Sage Policy Group
  • Demian Costa, Managing Partner, Sagamore Ventures
  • Honoree: Drew Greenblatt, President Marlin Steel Wire Products
  • Student Demonstrations: Robotics, 3D Printing, Drones and STEM Projects

Read more about our featured speakers: Calvin Butler, Anirban Basu, Demian Costa Featured at RMI Gala

Once again, this will be the best manufacturing networking event of the year. We have several table sponsorship options. See Table Sponsorship Details.  Limited tables available for prime seating, see chart.


A Recap of Last Year’s Gala

At last year’s RMI Maryland Manufacturing Gala, over 600 manufacturing employees and stakeholders came together for an evening celebration to recognize the longest serving employees in Maryland’s manufacturing industry. The evening was highlighted by Governor Hogan’s remarks, recognition of the longest serving employees, Paul Reed Smith’s rendition of the Star Spangled Banner and local high school students from the Baltimore Robotics Center and First Robotics showcasing their drones and robots giving us a glimpse of Maryland’s future manufacturing innovators. The whole evening was geared towards creating a sense of community among the audience participants and helping the public understand the value of manufacturing and its workers to our communities and our lives.

RMIGALA_PIC2Why you shouldn’t miss this year’s Gala

“Thank you, Mike, Peter and the RMI for continuing to bang that drum when yours was the only instrument in the orchestra. Last evening was a powerful indicator as to how far that resurgence has come, and a powerful indicator of the momentum that will drive the resurgence into the future. Thanks for all that you do to keep manufacturing in the spotlight, and to make the future brighter for all present and future Maryland manufacturers.”

Neill Christopher,Vice President of Manufacturing, Acadia Windows & Doors.


2016 Premier Sponsor


Gold Sponsors


KCI Technologies

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Premier Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

  • Holmatro
  • Merritt Properties
  • Alliance Engineering
  • General Motors – Baltimore
  • Marlin Steel Wire Products
  • Textron/AAI Corporation
  • Green Bay Packaging
  • Lion Brothers
  • Northrop Grumman
Bronze Sponsors
  • Acadia Windows & Doors
  • Diversified Insurance
  • InSource Solutions
  • PNC Bank
  • The Arc Baltimore
  • M & T Bank
  • SC&H
  • Capitol Strategies
  • ENERActive Solutions, LLC
  • K.C. Madigan & Associates
  • MDMFG.org
  • Products Support
  • Silverado HVAC
  • Tulkoff Food Products
  • Expedient
  • Chesapeake Specialty Products
  • Hamilton Associates
  • Meggitt Polymers & Composites
  • Prime Manufacturing
  • Washington Gas
  • American Yeast/Lallemand
  • SMI Sign Systems
  • The Columbia Bank

Webinars To Help Manufacturers Reduce Energy Costs

ENERGYEDGELOGORMI’s GreenTech Webinar Series connects your company with energy saving resources.  Preview information on energy efficiency grants, rebates, and low interest loans.  Register and log on to participate from your work station for any of five free 20 minute sessions with energy conservation experts.

Join us for energy savings!  Register today!

Session 3 – HVAC
1:30 – 1:50 p.m., Date Coming Soon!
Hear how you can save on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning – many  manufacturers’ biggest energy consumer from Keith Madigan, RMI Engineer.  Hosted by Peter Gourlay, RMI Energy Project Manager.

Session 4 – Lighting
1:30 – 1:50 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Find out about lighting technologies and cost savings for manufacturing facilities from Brian Funk, RMI Engineer. Hosted by Peter Gourlay, RMI Energy Project Manager.

Session 5 – Metering & Controls
1:30 – 1:50 p.m., Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Learn about the importance of monitoring your energy spending and systems that provide real-time dashboard energy analysis from Keith Madigan, RMI Engineer.  Hosted by Peter Gourlay, RMI Energy Project Manager.

To register click here or contact Chris Plater at chris.plater@rminextgenm.com.