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Rankin PPE
Fighting COVID-19 Rankin has been a trusted service provider in the Maryland upholstery industry for over 75 years. But, when the Covid-19 pandemic hit the U.S., everything changed—and so did we. We  …
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Gotham Greens
Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Gotham Greens, a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh food company, opened a new 100,000 square foot hydroponic greenhouse outside of Baltimore in 2020. Reimagining a portion  …
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Gotham Greens
Community Engagement Gotham Greens, a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh food company, opened a new 100,000 square foot hydroponic greenhouse outside of Baltimore in 2020. Reimagining a portion  …
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Trinity Sterile
Fighting COVID-19 Trinity Sterile, Inc. is one of the fastest growing Certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) serving the healthcare industry. The company produces medical kits, procedure trays and a wide range of disposable or  …
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CCS
Innovation CCS’ New “Mobile Conveyor” Helps Supply Chains Remain Flexible in the Post-Pandemic Economy In Spring of 2020, the CCS team began manufacturing an all-new line of Conveyor called Mobile Conveyor. At its  …
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Semforex
Innovation Semforex, Inc., is a minority, veteran-owned company, that was formed in 2012. The company specializes in the design, manufacture, and marketing of innovative protective equipment products and performance apparel for  …
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RMI’s 14 Champions Program Partners
Community Engagement Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI) often partners with other organizations when its special programs include an invitation for statewide participation as was the case with our 2020 Champions of  …
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Food Opportunity, LLC
Resiliency Food Opportunity believes that the resilience of communities and their small businesses is reciprocal. The company is founded on amazing desserts and amazing community outreach. Baked in Baltimore, Food Opportunity’s  …
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Prime Manufacturing Technologies
Fighting COVID-19 Under the leadership of CEO Luke Chow, Howard County-based Prime Manufacturing Technologies recently finished a COVID-19 project with another Maryland manufacturer, Baltimore-based Marlin Steel Wire Products, LLC, headed by owner,  …
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Aquafin, Inc
Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Aquafin manufactures high-performance products for waterproofing, concrete repair and industrial floor coatings at their Elkton, Maryland project site. The approximately 55,000 sq. ft. facility houses space dedicated for manufacturing, some laboratory  …
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STULZ Air Technology Systems, Inc.
Resiliency When COVID-19 first started to vastly impact the world, STULZ knew that as a technology leader, providing cooling solutions for mission critical applications and, more specifically, data centers, our ability  …
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PHOENIX MECANO
Resiliency PHOENIX MECANO, headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of custom enclosures, mechanical components and HMI/Membrane Keypads. Having an additional location for service on the West  …
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Maryland Department of Commerce
Fighting COVID-19 When Governor Hogan declared a State of Emergency on March 5, 2020, the Maryland Department of Commerce quickly began setting up emergency assistance programs for the state’s businesses, as well  …
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BioBuzz
Community Engagement BioBuzz has been a staple to the biotech and life science industries for over a decade. As part of our mission, we exist to build, support, and strengthen the local  …
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C-Care
Energy Efficiency & Sustainability C-Care is a premium custom development and contract manufacturer of skincare, hair color, haircare, OTC and personal care products with U.S. operations based in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. C-CARE is  …
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AstraZeneca
Fighting COVID-19 At AstraZeneca’s Frederick manufacturing facility, the focus on ensuring supply of their medicines to patients has never been as clear as during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the flagship site for  …
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Maxim Biomedical
Fighting COVID-19 In April of 2020, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) launched the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) initiative to speed innovation in the development, commercialization, and implementation of technologies for  …
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Iron World Manufacturing
Innovation Iron World Manufacturing was founded in 2006 by Richard Stellabuto with a vision of providing an array of affordable fencing products to clients across the country. This vision has resulted  …
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Maryland STEM Student Clubs
Workforce Today’s Learners, Tomorrow’s Workforce: 2020 Champions of Maryland Manufacturing  The Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI) wants to recognize Maryland’s talented STEM students who we’ve encountered at our various matchmaking events  …
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Specialty Granules LLC
Innovation For close to 100 years, Specialty Granules LLC, headquartered in Hagerstown, Md., has been a leader and innovator in aggregates and mining. Yet, despite a forward-thinking vision and progress made  …
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