Manufacturing Assistance Programs

Manufacturing Assistance Programs in Maryland

  • Goal: To reinforce and promote the importance of manufacturing in the state of Maryland. Help build Maryland’s manufactures in order to increase profits and improve current manufacturing processes.
  • Current State: In the most recent reports from the U.S Bureau of Economic Analysis, Maryland’s total manufacturing output totals to $16.7 Billion. Manufactures during the same year made up 90% of Maryland’s exports. There are 3,297 manufacturing establishments in Maryland employing 42,200 employees across the state.

Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MD MEP)

Focusing primarily on serving small businesses in the state of Maryland to help them grow and become more efficient. Most resources are available through in-person events (links and calendar of events on website) as well as professional consulting services on market exploration and efficiency practices. Their goal is to build people and their networks, while increasing profits and improving processes in the manufacturing industry. MD MEP Website and MD MEP Training and Events.

Maryland Department of Commerce

Provides information and resources on advanced manufacturing in the state of Maryland. Assistance comes in the form of online resources and statistics, as well as in person workshops and lectures listed on a calendar of events. Additional information can be obtained through their website.

Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI)

A non-profit created to provide manufactures in the state of Maryland with training and assistance programs, as well as additional services in promoting manufacturing advocacy and interests in the state. RMI hold open events to promote interest and advocacy for manufacturing jobs in the state of Maryland, as well as workshops aimed at providing a collaborative environment where manufacturers can exchange news, data and information. Visit RMI website and RMI Events.

Additional Information:

Manufacturing Statistics/Information