Matching Funds to Support the Purchase of Industry 4.0 Technologies

Your Support of Maryland HB 622 is Needed to Create the Fund
Please email Ways & Means Committee members below

House Bill 622 introduced by Delegate Lily Qi, calls for a matching grant program for the purchase, implementation, and related employee training of Industry 4.0 technology and related infrastructure in order to increase productivity, efficiency and competitiveness in the State and National Manufacturing environments.

To qualify:

  • Must be a Maryland SME Manufacturer ( NAICS 31, 32, or 33)
  • Purchase must be a minimum of $25,000 and a maximum of $500,000
  • The state provides matching funds up to 50%
  • Covers the cost of equipment, implementation, and related employee training

Copy of HB 622

List of HB 622 Supporters at Feb 23 Hearing

Manufacturers & Manufacturing Stakeholders

Please email members of the House Ways and Means Committee (below) and
urge them to support and vote “favorable” on HB 622. (see HB 622 for details)

Call Mike Galiazzo, RMI President 410-771-8111, if you need more information

Delegate April Miller Carroll County

Delegate Bernice Mireku North Montgomery

Delegate Bob Long Baltimore

Delegate Brooke Grossman Washington

Delegate Chao Wu Howard, Montgomery

Delegate Dalya Attar Baltimore City

Delegate Dana Jones Anne Arundel

Delegate Darryl Barnes Prince George’s

Delegate Edith Patterson Charles

Delegate Eric Ebersole Baltimore

Delegate Jason Buckel Allegany

Delegate Jessica Feldmark Howard

Delegate Jheanelle Wilkins Montgomery

Delegate Joe Vogel Montgomery

Delegate Julie Palakovich-Carr Montgomery

Delegate Kevin Hornberger Cecil

Delegate Kris Fair Frederick

Delegate Melissa Wells Baltimore City

Delegate Mike Griffith Cecil, Harford

Delegate Nick Charles Prince George’s

Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary Howard W&M CHAIR

Delegate Wayne Hartman Wicomico, Worcester

Delegates Qi, Phillips and Stonko introduced HB 622 to create a matching grant program. Delegate Qi is the lead sponsor of the bill. Delegate Qi served as Chair of the legislative workgroup that sent several recommendations to Governor Moore to support the future of Maryland manufacturing. Creating a grant program was a key recommendation for that workgroup. Delegate Qi is a friend of manufacturers.

In addition to contacting House Ways & Means Committee members, email your elected state reps with a message of support. To Find Your State Representative ( Senator/Delegates)

GO TO: Members – Find My Representatives ( Select LOOKUP and type your address