RMI NextGen-M Energy Forum

Join RMI and our energy partner from the Maryland Energy Administration and our manufacturing partner from the Maryland MEP on July 13 in Timonium as we feature leading Maryland manufacturing companies who are graduating from our energy efficiency program.


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BBJ Special Manufacturing Section

RMI has a special section in the Oct 25 edition of the Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) on Next Generation Manufacturing and many of the companies, people and organizations that work with RMI to advance the cause for Maryland Manufacturing. See It Here

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2016 RMI Gala Videos & Photos

Dear RMI Members and Friends: RMI's Future of Maryland Manufacturing - Technology and Talent was alive with enthusiasm as over 75 students demonstrated their various projects and disciples and spoke out on the need for more girls to get involved in engineering and technology. These young … Read More


STEM Students Wow Capacity Crowd of 650 at RMI Gala

A Night To Remember An Evening of Vision, Views and Vitality Changing Maryland Manufacturing May 27, 2016- On Thursday evening, fourteen STEM student groups from all over Maryland came to Martin's West to showcase their Robotics, Drones, 3D Printers,  and more to leading Maryland manufacturers.The … Read More


Last night’s Future of Maryland Manufacturing Gala was an outstanding success

With 650 people attending, last night’s Future of Maryland Manufacturing Gala was an outstanding success.  Watch the RMI Gala videos.  We will wait until next week to send out full details but I wanted to thank all the young students who made our event great and to everyone who attended. It was … Read More


BGE’s Calvin Butler Jr. Featured, Drew Greenblatt, Marlin Steel Honored at RMI Gala

BGE's Calvin G. Butler Jr. Featured at RMI'sFuture of Maryland Manufacturing Gala Profile Calvin G. Butler Jr. became chief executive officer of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) on March 1, 2014. Butler previously served as BGE's senior vice president, regulatory and external affairs. … Read More


Governor Larry Hogan Appoints Dr. Mary Beth Tung as Director of Maryland Energy Administration

Governor Hogan made a fantastic choice in selecting Dr. Tung as the MEA director. RMI looks forward to continuing our partnership with MEA and our energy efficiency program for manufacturers. - Mike Galiazzo, RMI president Tung to Assist Hogan Administration in Lowering Energy Bills, Creating … Read More


RMI NextGen-M Energy Forum

When Wednesday July 13, 2016 from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT Where Radisson North Baltimore 2004 Greenspring Drive Timonium, MD 21093       Dr. Mary Beth Tung, Maryland Energy Administrator (MEA) Director will join us. She was recently appointed by Governor Hogan. … Read More


Maryland Business Works Covers 50% of Employee Training Cost for Manufacturers

Dear Friends: I was speaking with DLLR Secretary Kelly Schultz Monday at MEDA, and she asked me to reach out to manufacturers about Maryland Business Works, a program that covers 50% of the cost of training for workers in companies with 100 or fewer employees. Last year, I had a conversation … Read More


Demian Costa on Port Covington, City Garage + Advanced Manufacturing

Demian Costa of Sagamore VenturesFeatured at RMI May 26th Gala Demian Costa's talk will focus on innovation and manufacturing in the Port Covington project to include the City Garage "Where Great Ideas Begin." Event and Registration Information >> Demian Costa is the Managing … Read More

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 … Read More


Biggest Problem Facing Maryland Manufacturers and the Solution

PROBLEM: ATTRACTING GOOD WORKERS SOLUTION: YOU MEETING FUTURE WORKERS RMI is bringing to our May 26th Gala the Baltimore Region's top young talent who are makers, designers, innovators, coders, "manufacturers in training" and more! They will be demonstrating their projects to include: … Read More


Calvin Butler, Anirban Basu, Demian Costa Featured at May 26 RMI Gala

Maryland’s 2016 Manufacturing Gala – The Future of Maryland Manufacturing Event and Registration Information >> Demian Costa, Managing Partner, Sagamore Ventures Demian Costa will provide a look at advanced manufacturing at Under Armour, the City Garage, Port Covington … Read More


RMI Leads Change To Benefit All Manufacturers

A letter from Mike Galiazzo, RMI President I'm following up on my last update to you regarding proposed manufacturing legislation (SB386-Adminsitration & SB181-Senator Manno) that would have implications for your business. I testified that the bills were "not ready for prime time" and needed … Read More


RMI Out and About

Opportunities for Manufacturing at Tradepoint Atlantic RMI is a member of the Baltimore County Economic Advisory Committee (BCEAC) headed by Anirban Basu. We provide updates to the Baltimore County Council on Industry Trends. At our meeting on March 22nd we discussed the opportunities for … Read More


RMI: The Future of Manufacturing, 2016 Report

The future of Maryland manufacturing can be described in two words: technology and talent. Technology will be driven by the “Internet of Things,” new materials, sensors, and artificial intelligence. Talent will be more highly educated, agile and collaborative. The future of manufacturing, unfolding … Read More

Limited Tables Available for Prime Seating

Reserved Tables Available Are in WHITE All Tables Are Sponsors: Gold, Silver or Bronze Back to Event and Registration Information … Read More


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 … Read More


March 15, 2016 RMI GreenTech Series Featuring W. R. Grace’s Kurt Krammer

On March 15, RMI invites you to join our next manufacturer's only GreenTech Series event as we feature Kurt Krammer, Environment, Health and Safety Officer from W.R Grace. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries. In Maryland, Grace has a 65 acre facility in Curtis Bay … Read More


New Legislation Proposed to Lure Manufacturers to Maryland

There is proposed legislation that is gaining ground that would enable Maryland to offer property and income tax incentives to lure new manufacturing companies to the state of Maryland based on the New York model where they provided 10 year tax deferments to companies that would locate in the state. … Read More


February 26 – Energy Forum

Please join RMI and Maryland’s manufacturers stakeholder community on February 26 at the Baltimore North Plaza Hotel in Timonium as  we come together to recognize the energy savings achievements of leading Maryland manufacturers who are graduating from the RMI Energy Program including: DAP Products, … Read More

Mike Galiazzo, President of RMI of Maryland, Pam Ruff, Executive Director of Maryland Economic Development Association, and Steven R. Schuh, County Executive of Anne Arundel County

MEDA’s 2016 Legislative Outlook for Economic Development

On January 14, RMI President Mike Galiazzo attended the Maryland Economic Development Association’s conference entitled “2016 Legislative Outlook for Economic Development.” During the conference, public and private sector leaders shared their thoughts on economic development-related legislation … Read More

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  • November 14, 2018: RMI Apprenticeship Information Session for Maryland Manufacturing Companies with Maryland Secretary Kelly Schulz
    RMI Apprenticeship Information Session for Maryland Manufacturing Companies with Maryland DLLR Secretary Kelly Schulz Date: Wednesday, November 14th Location: Star Academy 2032 Greenspring Drive Timonium, MD 21093 Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Apprenticeship works for all sizes and types of manufacturing companies. Meet the people who are growing their manufacturing companies, like John Freeburger, Holmatro and Lisa Davis, […]
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