M4 Grant Webinar
Applying for the Manufacturing 4.0 Program
July 23, 2024    |   9:00 - 10:00 AM
Join Maryland, RMI and our partners for an informational webinar on tips and best practices for putting your best application forward.
Handbook webinar


Handling Handbooks:
A Manufacturers Guide to keeping the HR process running smoothly!
August 8, 2024 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tour Talks

2024 #MakeItInMD

Upcoming events at Northrop Grumman Advanced Technology Lab and Tulkoff Food Products!

Lean Training
Begins September 5, 2024

This 15-day training will be presented in a live virtual workshop format; hands-on with real-life simulations and examples.

Exceptional Leader

The Exceptional Leader program is a high-impact, comprehensive, six-session leadership mastery program geared toward established and emerging leaders and is ideal for supervisors, managers, and project managers.




Maryland MEP is excited to announce the launch of our on-demand training platform; designed to be easy to use, cost-effective, interactive and most importantly, meet the training needs of our Maryland manufacturers.

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Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maryland MEP) is a non-profit organization focused on growing and strengthening Maryland manufacturers. Maryland MEP and RMI of Maryland work collectively to serve as the voice of manufacturers across all industries and regions of the state. Collectively, we deliver programs and services that enable manufacturers to improve efficiencies, implement new processes and technologies, realize business growth, and create jobs and opportunities for workforce improvement.

On an annual basis, the Maryland MEP Team works with more than 500 manufacturers across the state, generating close to $500 million in economic impact and helping to create or retain more than 2,500 jobs. 

strategy &

We help guide strategy, identify new opportunities and support organizational growth through the acquisition of new customers and the commercialization of new products and processes.

talent &

Supporting manufacturers in the development of a cohesive strategy for identifying, recruiting, training and retaining the workforce of the future. Our team can coordinate and leverage resources to build your workforce.

Technology &

Helping organizations identify and implement advanced manufacturing technologies to improve efficiencies. Our team can help analyze your processes to recommend the best solutions to meet the challenges at hand in a safe and secure manner.

supply chain
& defense

 Our team of experts is positioned to help you evaluate your supply chain, identify and qualify new suppliers and minimize the overall risk to the business.

process &

We assist local manufacturing companies in refining their operations and  processes by implementing a variety of continuous improvement efforts.

ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT & Sustainability

We are committed to reducing manufacturing’s impact on the environment by delivering programs and services designed to reduce environmental waste, increase energy efficiency and improve overall sustainability.

Netzer Metalworks: Identifying New Suppliers Using Maryland MEP and the CONNEX Maryland/DC Marketplace

In support of Netzer’s goal to identify qualified suppliers, Maryland MEP provided Netzer with access to the CONNEX Maryland/DC Marketplace, an interactive supplier platform designed to connect manufacturers within the industry. Maryland MEP helped Netzer to leverage the interactive marketplace in CONNEX by creating a detailed listing outlining their specific requirements and expectations for potential suppliers.

Maryland MEP & RMI of Maryland

Coming together to support the future of Maryland Manufacturing!

Maryland MEP and RMI of Maryland are excited to announce that we have joined forces to create a single voice and promote a consistent vision for the future of Maryland manufacturing. Our goal is simple, to make Maryland THE showcase for advanced manufacturing in the United States. By leveraging our knowledge, experience, and capabilities, the combined Maryland MEP and RMI team is the only organization exclusively dedicated to supporting the 4,000 manufacturers that are proud to Make it in Maryland! 

Through this merger, the combined Maryland MEP and RMI team will be uniquely positioned to support the manufacturing sector through the delivery of programs and services that provide technical and financial assistance, providing training and education to the current and future workforce, creating opportunities for connections through networking and events, amplifying our voice through clear and consistent messaging and increased marketing as well as serving as the voice of the manufacturing industry through education, advocacy and outreach to our state and federal legislators. 

In 2023, the combined Maryland MEP / RMI will continue to serve the manufacturing community through the delivery of programs, assistance and events designed to solve the challenges that our facing our industry today. Additionally, we look forward to bringing new events, new programs, and new services designed to meet your needs of the future. We will also work to ensure that the message and interests of manufacturing and our manufacturers is shared with our legislators, stakeholders, and partners throughout Maryland.