Join RMI for Jan. 27 GreenTech Event with Northrop Grumman

GreenTech-BannerRMI is set to host its first GreenTech Event of the year Jan. 27. [Read more…]

RMI Showcasing Graduating Companies at Second Energy Forum

RMI energy forumRMI is hosting its second Energy Forum on February 10 for the next group of companies set to graduate from its Energy Program. [Read more…]

3D Maryland Thought Leaders Series: “Making Movie Magic with 3D Printing”

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Monday, December 8, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

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Dundalk High School Students in Homeland Security Completer Program to Attend Lunch with Congressman Ruppersberger

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In response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the Department of Homeland Security was created by President George W. Bush. With the creation of this cabinet department, new and exciting careers are available for those professionals interested in protecting our homeland. These careers include law, emergency management, immigration and customs, secret service, transportation, travel security and terrorism protection.

Dundalk High School is the only school in Baltimore County offering a completer program in Homeland Security for students interested in careers in this field. Coursework includes Foundation in Homeland Security, Criminal Justice, Science, GIS, and an internship. [Read more…]

Attend RMI’s Lunch with Congressman Ruppersberger on U.S. Security (with Sparrows Point Development Update)

flagYou are invited to lunch with Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger and other members of RMI Board of Directors to get a briefing on U.S. national security. Topics include the Middle East, China and cyber security threats to manufacturing. Hear about the conversations “inside” Congress regarding ISIS/ISOL*. Learn why China is critical security threat to us, especially regarding cyber security.

The Congressman will also give an update on the Sparrows Point property, which is in his district, and on opportunities for the future of Maryland Manufacturing.

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Holmatro: Manufacturing Rescue Products to Save Lives

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Firefighters from all over the United States, rescue teams from FEMA, the U.S Naval Academy, the Army, Air Force and Maryland’s Shock Trauma unit all come to Holmatro’s U.S. facility in Glen Burnie, Md., to train and use its rescue tools to save lives.

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Maryland Comptroller Presents Proclamation to Baltimore-area Manufacturer Zentech Manufacturing Inc. in Windsor Mill

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Comptroller Peter Franchot toured Zentech Manufacturing Inc. on July 31 and presented a proclamation, which recognized the business’ contributions to the community, to company president Matt Turpin.

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General Motors Baltimore Operations Promotes Manufacturing at Maryland Elementary Schools

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On Tuesday, May 20, Chad Henige, Edward Tilley, and Gregory Cleaver from General Motors Baltimore Operations visited Red Pump Elementary School in Bel Air, MD to talk to students about manufacturing electric motors and supply chain logistics. They discussed how the principles of magnetism apply to electric motors, how the motors are built, and the logistics involved in shipping the electric drive units to Korea. [Read more…]

RMI Green Team Member Maryland Thermoform Prides Itself on Innovation and Custom Solutions

Maryland ThermoformAt its heart, Maryland Thermoform’s business is all about heating a sheet of plastic, draping it over a mold and allowing it to cool for various customer design needs. But it’s much more than that. Technologically, it gets more complicated than molding plastic sheeting.

“Thermoforming is a very creative process. It’s kind of like a black art,” said Scott Macdonald, CEO of Maryland Thermoform.

The process can be very symmetrical or very artsy.

“You can develop products with your hands or machinery. It can look as if you made it by hand, and to me that’s very cool,” Macdonald said.

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RMI’s NextGenM Energy Forum Recap

Leading Maryland Manufacturers Publicly Endorse RMI Energy Efficiency Approach
Companies in RMI program project annual savings of $597,000

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Over 250 manufacturing stakeholders came together at RMI’s Energy Forum in Timonium to learn about RMI’s new energy efficiency program, which was launched last fall, and heard directly from the first two groups of companies who are participating.

The twelve represented companies were: Northrop Grumman, U.S. Gypsum, Chesapeake Specialty Products, Green Bay Packaging, Medifast, Sun Automation, Maryland Applied Physics Corporation, Zentech, Ellicott Dredges, Maryland Thermoform, Danko Arlington and General Motors Baltimore Operations.

The event was hosted by the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI) in partnership with the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) and the Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and featured an address by Governor O’Malley, an address by MEA Director Abigail Hopper, an executive panel discussion, a town hall meeting and networking opportunities.

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